Bidou Yamaguchi (born Yamaguchi Hiroki) (Japanese, b. 1970). Two masks including one Ko-omote "small face" Noh mask and one red mask depicting Shojo. Carved wood with pigments, lacquer, and gofun. Each carved along the inside with Yamaguchi's mark. Each with a display case.
Provenance: Distinguished corporate collection, Minnesota.White; height: 7 in x width: 5 in. Orange; height: 7 in x width: 5 in.
There are no chips, cracks, losses, or restorations to either masks. Light wear throughout and minute paint losses or areas of soiling; visible in the lot listing. Areas of paint loss where the display wire rubs against the wood. Some discoloration to the paint.
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