Old Himalayan mask with a cubist design, hairs and encrusted patina H 27 cm wide 16.5 cm More information on request
An extremely old mask said to come from Darchula district in the far West Nepal however this mask shares striking similarities with masks from Himachal Praddesh. The encrusted black patina and the thickness of the carving seems however uncommonly observed in Himachal masks H 34 cm presented on an iron stand.
Summit of a pole showing a protector with the hands joined in the Namaste gestures, important signs of watering erosion , important development of lichens. Obvious great age, circa early 20th, very hard wood, Height 55 cm
Ancient shaman phurbu, the upper part shows probably the shaman (7 cm high), the hands are joined in the gesture of Namaste, the torso is precisely carved to represent the mallas (collars with bells and votives that surround and protect the shaman), the triangular blade is decorated on each side with snakes that are gripped by the hands of the mouth of Makara very finely carved, the central part is a dorge (Tibetan ritual object symbolizing lightning and thus the power of cosmos) very important ...
Ancient shamanic phurbu , the top shows of 3 sitting protective ancestors , hands are joined in the gesture of Namaste, they are surmounted by a 7-step triangular chorten, the triangular blade is decorated on each side with snake interlaces surmounted 3 Makara mouths differently carved, the central part is a dorge (Tibetan ritual object symbolizing lightning and thus the power of the cosmos), important age at least early 20 th, hard wood , beautiful patina from light brown to black H 25 cm, add...
A very fine ghurra with a large disk , unusual important size , superb encrusted patina, important age , H 36 cm , diameter 16 cm presented on iron stand More information on request
a wonderful ghurra with two small protectors carved in the pole supporting the house on top;. Very old black patina H 27 cm, Wide 10 cm, Thickness5 cm More information on request
A fine churning rod showing a sitting protector with the hands joined, obvious signs of use age is estimated around mid 20th,H 24 cm , presented on an iron stand More information on request
H 30.5 cm, Thickness 10 cm
Very rare hook model ghurra, of interest the top figures a hand, H 41 cm , diameter of the hook 17-13 cm weight 900 grams Presented on an iron stand More information on request
A wild face , hard wood, old black patine , glue and hairs, red pigments. Important age, coming from a well known place for this type of masks. H 29 cm, Wide 19 cm , Depth 13 cm More information on Request
An old mask figuring a demon , heavy and hard wood, superb glossy patina, important age close to 100 years H33cm , wide 20 cm, Depth 14 cm More information on request
A large size and strong primitive mask carved in very hard wood , likely teak wood. This an archetype mask figuring a spirit. H 38 cm , wide 18cm , depth 14 cm weight 2.6 Kg More information on its use and local origin on request
Authentic old naga shawl , hand made with 9 finely geometrically designed motives, motives can be seen only from one side. Size are 80 x 130 cm , very good condition circa 1950 More information on request and more other models will be added.
a typical himalayan primitive mask showing a glossy very old black patina , obvious signs of great age around early 20th or late 19th is likely, H 29cm , W 14 cm More information on request, presented on a metal stand
A great shamanic phurba , showing a rider on a horse, the rider as well as the shaman using such phurba are protected from receiving bad energy by a yellow tread interlace . The rider is supported by four ancestor faces and a powerful Mahakara . the triangular tip shows several auspicious symbols. H 30 cm , presented on a metal stand
Impressive wild mask , with metal teeth, obvious signs of great age , from early 20th, Hard wood, black encrusted patina. More information on Request Height 27 cm
Minimal design Ghurra with a sitting protector in its middle part , the hands are joined in the Namaste gesture. Superb black glossy patina , obvious signs of use , circa 1950 or earlier, H 27cm , wide 8.5 cm , thickness 3.5 weight 300 gr, Presented on an iron stand. Further information on request.