(1) SHIKAMI DEMON MASK MATERIAL: RECYCLED PAPER ORIGIN: JAPAN SIZE: 16.5cm x 9.5cm x 19.5cm
This mask is used as the demon mask you can tell when you look at the mask that this is what they are used for because of the way they look. The fang teeth and the evil looking mouth show the fear that is portrayed in this mask. There is a red complexion on the mask. This shows the anger of the demon.
(2) NOU-MEN MASK MATERIAL: TERRACOTTA PAINTED WHITE ORIGIN: JAPAN SIZE: 14cm x 7.5cm x 20.5cm Mask with no expression noumen are worn when performers play (nougaku) and sometimes are used as ornaments for home decorating.
(3) KYOGEN MASK MATERIAL: TERRACOTTA PAINTED BROWN ORIGIN: JAPAN SIZE: 17cm x 9cm x 20cm
Immobile and seemingly expressionless, this fantastic and highly idealized mask seem to come alive as the actor use them to convey a multitude of emotions. Though more rarely, Kyogen theatre make use of mask primarily to convey surprise or hilarity.