An ivory obi-hasami netsuke of a merman. Late 19th century With a humanoid head and holding his hands over his ears, the straight fish body with a curled tail fin, and a roundel carved with a coral branch amidst waves on his stomach. On the reverse a seal in raised characters reading Koku.
Masks for Noh Theater in lacquered wood depicting Daikijin, literally: the great God demon. Handcrafted by artisans from Japan and used in ceremonies and festivals in the years Kept in excellent condition by private collector.