Jingu Kogo (Empress Jingu)

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Item Number No002
Item Name Jingu Kogo
Price 150,000 YEN
1670 U.S.dollars 1250 euros
Packing weight about 1,000g
Size about 22cm
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Craftsman is all done by hand one by one. Noh mask is authentic. There is nothing exactly the same. We can not mass production. Material is using Japanese Zelkova serrata.

The masks are not "carve", it is said he "beat". It is facing the masks of "implantation the heart."

We think Noh mask which conceals the emotions, and it very interesting subject. You can know the joy out of work, called "watch while imagining the state of the carver."

Please enjoy the traditional Japanese arts world, Noh.

What's Jingu Kogo?

This Noh masks appeared in "Hakozaki"(Zeami's Noh). "Jingu kogo" is the spirit of Empress Jingu, that is Nochijite(shite in second half). The type is the class "waka-onna", "zo-onna".

Empress Jingu is likely to have been made in the image that the "Goddess was possessed woman alive". It atmosphere is calm, however oozes Dignified atmosphere .

"Hakozaki," Zeami's work. Work that takes place in the Hakozakigu (Hakozaki Shrine, a Shinto shrine in Fukuoka Prefecture).

Empress Jingu appears as the Holy Spirit, tells the origins of Hakozakigu. And she danced the splendid "angel's dance."

In the modern times, Is enshrined as a god of the "Easy delivery. Agriculture and Fisheries, Marine Safety. Good health and long life longevity. Fortunes of war. Dance music".