An outstanding figure showing a protector in the sitting and namaste position with the hands joined. Great signs of age, this figure has been been cut from a pole. Height 57 cm
Very hard wood, important erosion
A typical archaic figure from West Nepal showing a man in the sitting position with the hands joined in the Namaste gesture.
Very hard and dark wood, obvious signs of good age from early 20 th, more information on local and ethnic origin on request
High 56 cm
This figure represents a protector in the sitting position with the hands joined in the "Namaste" gesture. Note that the figure was initially covered with a white mixture of mud and mineral pigment which has been lost or cleaned giving that strange color to the wood. Note also the necklace carved around the neck, very good condition . more pictures and informations upon request. Height 25 3/4 inches (65cm), Weight 10 kg.
Although we don't like to push too much our piece, with an experience of more than 20 years in the field of Himalayan tribal art, this one belongs for sure to the very exceptional category.
The impressive watering carving has been made possible because the figure has been carved in very hard wood.
More information on request
Height 55 cm
A very old primitive figure belonging to the protector category. Thick important encrusted black patina. More information on the ethnic and local origin. good condition considering its great age which likely much over 100 years. Height 73 cm.