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Nepalese hill tribe mask

Nepalese hill tribe mask


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1980: Item # 724399

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Well carved mask from Nepal. This is made from a heavy, densely grained hardwood (but stained a darker color); with an old Nepalese rupee set in the forehead and an animal hide goatee and toupee’. I really don’t know much about this piece other than it came from Nepal. It is very thoughtfully crafted, and not a massed produced tourist piece of chachke. There is one chip on the side, H: 23.5cm/9.2in and 15.5cm/6.1in.