A Japanese large boxwood manju netsuke with nine masks.
They represent actors of the n?h and Kyogen theater, we can easily recognize Hannya, Kiyohime, Okina and Okame.
It’s not easy to find in a single netsuke with a large number of masks.
For a similar example “The world of Netsuke” Werdelmann Collection at the museum kunst palast Düsseldorf page 217.
Condition report: Good condition