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Chinese Beijing Opera Miniature Facial Makeup Clay Masks with Illustrated Book

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Materials Clay, Paper, Fabric
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Period Vintage
Origin China
Additional Information Set comes with 50 miniature hand-painted clay masks mounted to a lined backing. In addition to the masks is a book, written in Chinese, with more illustrated examples of makeup used at the Beijing Opera..


- minor surface wear to masks with scattered marks and losses to finish; some masks coming loose from backing; toning and spots to interior lining of case; some foxing to front pages of book; some signatures coming loose from backing; slightly shaken binding; bumped edges and creases to dust cover of book.


12.0" W x 1.5" H x 7.75" D

- measurement of case.

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