Boxwood netsuke carved as a theatrical mask of KO-BESHIMI used for roles of some harmless demons or gods who exert their powers for good. Superb quality carving on beautiful even material, excellent finish, beautiful patina, in absolutely perfect condition. Signed HOZAN SAKU (Hozan made) followed by kakihan (monogram of the carver) on the back bar for Fujita Hozan - this first-rate artist of Hojitsu lineage is listed on p. 218 of Contemporary Netsuke by Miriam Kinsey. Height 1 5/16 inches.Domestic: Flat-rate of $15.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from Massachusetts
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