Japanese Hannya Mask sculpture by Matt Buckley from the EDGE collection. The Hannya mask is used in many traditional Japanese plays and ritual dances. In Japanese culture the Hannya mask depicts a woman who has become a demon through jealousy or obsession. The Hannya mask dates back to the sixteenth century and Japanese folklore attributes its creation to a monk called Hannya-bo. This mask is finished in shades of red but there are also versions in Netsuke Gold - HANNYA MASK NETSUKE GOLD EDM01G and white HANNYA MASK WHITE EDM01W.
Comes with a metal presentation stand but also includes a bracket that allows it to be mounted flush on a wall.
Cold cast marble resin, hand finished and painted.
35.5 cm high, 26.5 cm long, 15.0 cm (14 x 10.5 x 6 inches). Height including metal base 52.0 cm (20.5 inches).
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