Chinese Opera FACE-OFF Cube - WuSong (Green & Yellow Masks)
|Object||Mix up the cube and put it back to its original shape.|
|Difficulty||Level 7 - Challenging|
|Type||Other Rotational Puzzles|
|Dimensions||9.2 cm x 3.3 cm x 6 cm / 3.6 in x 1.3 in x 2.4 in|
Chinese Opera WuSong FACE-OFF Cube (Green & Yellow Masks, Art Collection). The 2x2x2 core puzzle is designed by David Pitcher.
Chinese Opera "FACE-OFF" or "Face-Changing" is one of the most popular operas in China, particularly in Sichuan.
"FACE-OFF" is not simply changing one's facial makeup in a casual way. It is a special technique in the performance of Sichuan Opera. It refers to the changing of masks in quick succession to show different emotions and feelings of the character in the play. Face-changing techniques generally fall into three categories, wiping, blowing and pulling.
Amongst the masks, we have several characters and special paintings.
1. Bao Gong, Black & White Masks - The people called Lord Bao "Bao the Clear Sky". Bao Zheng , an upright official known for his stressing the dignity of law.
2. Wu Song, Green & Yellow Masks - Wu Song is one of the Mount Liang heroes in Water Margin《水浒传》, a tiger-killer and a champion of the oppressed, noted for his prowess and feats of strength.
3. Guan Yu, Red & Blue Masks - Guan Yu is a general allied to Liu Bei, deified as God of War (d.219). In 200, after getting the message of Liu Bei, Guan Yu wrote a letter to Cao Cao and left with all the rewards in intad. Guan Yu wielded the Green Dragon Crescent Blade while defending Liu Bei, the first ruler of Shu Han.
4- Graffiti Camo, Special Edition - These are special painting of Graffiti Camo. Looks beautiful and elegent.
5- Molten Lava, Special Edition - These are special painting of Molten Lava. Looks beautiful and nice.
They are high quality puzzles, and use the best UV printing technology. The turning quality is very good, and fun to play. Good for collection or as gifts to friends/families.
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