Japanese Tengu Mask Noh Oni Demon Devil Mask Home Wall Hanging
"Heavenly dog" are a type of legendary creature found in Japanese folk religion and are also considered a type of Shinto god (kami) or yokai (supernatural beings). They are mountain dwellers who despise and attack vain and self involved individuals. Tengu usually appear dressed in the robes of a Buddhist monk with the small black cap favored by a clan of warrior mountain monks called the Yamabushi. The Yamabushi worshiped the tengu and sought enlightenment through suffering exposure to the bitter mountain terrain. Traditional Japanese Plaster & Resin. Please see pictures for sizing.
We use a tennis ball for customers to gauge the size of the items. Please note that all the masks listed are old and have been used by Japanese people.
This gives the items various weathering and imperfections. You can see the quality of the items in the photos. You will receive the mask in the photo.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Masks". The seller is "wabisabimart" and is located in this country: JP. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Color: Red
- Age: Post-1940
- Primary Material: Mixed Materials
- Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original