Ko-jyo

Ko-jyo – Old Man

Some damage and wear and tear. See right side of moustache.

Ko-jyo

Ko-jyo – Old Man

The Ko-jo was named by its creator Koushi and is one of the most clear-cut and refined Noh masks. This mask can be called either Ko-jyo or Koushi-jyo. It is used for elegant scenes of the play. Jyo means old man.

Ko-jyo side

Ko-jyo – Old Man – side

This is a fairly small mask as many Noh masks are smaller than face-size to make the wearer appear taller and larger than he actually is.

Ko-jyo - side

Ko-jyo – Old Man – side

Papier mache – 7-1/2” x 4-1/2” (19 cm x 11.4 cm)

Item # 10038-M

Ko-jyo - back

Ko-jyo – Old Man – back