Deme Uman

Echizen, 1772-1780

Deme Uman

A strongly carved kitsune mask with an articulated jaw. The incised eye pupils look upwards, giving the creature a cunning air.

Signed on the himotoshi bar: Deme Uman, and inside the brow of the mask: Tenkaichi (First under Heaven)

Height: 3.9cm, depth: 3.9cm

Deme Uman