Japanese Woodblock. Geisha holding Kitsune, or Fox mask - often found in Japanese folklore. On the favorable side, the Fox is believed to be the messenger of the God of Rice, while on the darker side, Foxes are said to have the ability to take the shape of humans, and trick and deceive them. The Fox is also said to possess Infinite Vision, an All-Hearing Ear, and the secrets of the souls of others. He is also said to have full knowledge of the Universal Past and Present.