The Noh and Kyōgen Masks of Kasuga Shrine in Seki

"The Noh and Kyōgen Masks of Kasuga Shrine in Seki"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 14  July 20, 2021 (Tue) - September 26, 2021 (Sun)

  
Noh Mask: (Waraijō), Muromachi period, 15th century (Kasuga Shrine, Gifu, Important Cultural Property)

Seki in Gifu Prefecture was a thriving hub of swordsmiths from ancient times. Seki’s Kasuga Shrine served as the tutelary shrine for these artisans. This display features Noh masks, Kyōgen masks and other masks passed down through the shrine’s long history.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 5 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Noh Mask: "Jō" ("Waraijō") Muromachi period, 15th century Kasuga Shrine, Gifu
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Noh Mask: "Otoko" ("Wakaotoko") Muromachi period, 15th century Kasuga Shrine, Gifu On exhibit from September 7, 2021
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Noh Mask: "Ryō-no-otoko" ("Ayakashi") By Kitashin Jirō Muromachi period, 15th–16th century Kasuga Shrine, Gifu On exhibit from September 7, 2021
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Noh Mask: "Ryō-no-otoko" By Deme Mitsuteru Muromachi period, 16th century Kasuga Shrine, Gifu On exhibit from September 7, 2021
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Kyōgen Mask: "Oto" Muromachi period, 15th–16th century Kasuga Shrine, Gifu
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