An Important phurba showing a double set of 3 ancestor faces, the Makara mouth and the Naga (the snakes on 2 sides of the triangular blade are deeply craved, on the third face of of the blade , obvious signs of long use much over 50 to 79 years The possibly that this phurba was first carved as a dyangro handle which has been reworked to make a phurba could not be discarded,
Height 30 cm , The phurba is nicely presented on a metal stand
This item is coming from people from Terai community,
It represent a drum player which be activated through a complicated rope network, at least two or three explanation can be forwarded regarding the role of this piece.
Height 23 cm wide 23 cm, the piece is based on a metal stand
Two similar pieces are available More information on request
A powerful and important mask expressing the wildness of the remote Humla district.
Very strong and hard wood, nice black thick patina , trace of glue and hair, very good condition. Age is likely over 50 years that is early 20 the century
Height 40 cm
A simple ghurra with a long stick design,showing an important size and a very nice thick glossy. Obvious signs of good age, likely over 50 to 60 years
Height 31 cm, the piece is presented on a metal stand
A classical design with a very nice black encrusted patina and very precise carving some insect bites but the piece is safe. obvious signs of great age possibly over 100 years
Height 27 cm, the piece is nicely presented on a metal stand
A precisely carved Ghurra with an audacious design. the top figures a house, Note that two corners of the leaves are missing, this can be seen in picture 6, however patina has took over the wounds
West Nepal magar people
Height 23 cm