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Large Himalayan Mask, Early 20th C.

Large Himalayan Mask, Early 20th C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1920: Item # 646694

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La Borie
81170 Livers Cazelles, FRANCE
(0033) 6 32 63 98 15

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 €900.00 
Very large mask representing the Hindu god Hanuman, one of the heroes of the Ramayana epic. Small ears, eyes in relief, long nose and upper jaw, open pierced through mouth showing teeth, large lower jaw. Two large holes at eye level to allow the bearer of the mask to see. Wood, with brown semi-glossy patina. Himalayan Region, early 20th century, maybe earlier. Length: 13 3/4" (35 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand which enhances its strange beauty and aspect. Very good condition. Ex. French collection.