Vintage and Antique Tribal Art and Artifacts from The Americas.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1267123 (stock #Y31-81117)
michael cichon tribal arts
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In many areas of Southeast Asia, shamans still continue to direct the vital spiritual life of the population, bringing them together and helping to order the universe by righting wrongs, communicating with the ancestors, or dealing with the unfriendly forces of nature and the ever-surrounding larger groups of outsiders encroaching on their lives. This highly-expressive and naturalistic mask is the type worn by a shaman during Daoist ritual...