There are a variety of masks of Nuoxi: Ancient Nuo, Ordinary Nuo, Mi Le Fo(A Buddha who always smiles), Tunkou, Shou Xing (very,very old people) among others. These masks came into being in different periods of time, are popular among different nationalities and regions, represent different cultures and social classes, and have different artistic styles.
Originated from Nuoy i(an ancient exorcising ceremony) in ancient times, Nuox is folk drama that is aimed at exorcising evil spirits and thanking gods. Owing to its primitiveness, simplicity, and long history, it is called the living fossil of Chinese drama.
10-1/4” x 5-1/2” (26 cm x 14 cm)
Item # 10001-M