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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1433504 (stock #HP/ST843)
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Protector from Karnali district in standing position, the knees are slightly bent, the treatment of the face is minimal. Note the strong disproportion of the atrophied legs in relation to the body size. Wood with black patina very hard wood H 36.5 cm. Circa mid 20 th
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1433502 (stock #HP/ST842)
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The lower part is a small closing storage cabinet with a door, the upper part is supported by 2 elephants and has a flat part where cult objects or flowers could be placed, in front is a deeply carved ovoid plate in front. The oval-shaped sculpture represents a standing man who could be a shaman, with arms outstretched holding a trisul in his left hand, he is surrounded by animals and an object that looks like a pot, a milk pot ? Information collected during the purchase suggests that this ite...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1433355 (stock #HP/Ma841)
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Old flat face mask showing a superb black soot patina, the vision of this face gives an impression of softness Small mouth with a discreet opening some old traces of glittering paper which has been glued around the yeyx and the mouth. obvious sign of long use possibly from 19th. H25 cm x 16 cm/
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1433344 (stock #HP/ST840)
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This is the top part of a longuer pole fixed on bridge for protection of travellers. Although the carving is rought one can distinguish the minimal face either of a local deityor or also possible of the Sun. Age is circa mid 20th as it is already in my collection since 1992, good condition it is based on an old piece of wood which can be removed. H 40 cm,
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1433313 (stock #HP/Ma839)
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This mask expresses the harshness of the uncomfortable life in isolated districts. Wood is extremely hard probably from teak tree showing an amber to reddish color. The eyes, however, have been the subject of special work, the toothless mouth is opened to show a the tip of the tongue. This mask comes of the district of Humla H24 cm x 17 cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1433312 (stock #HP/Ma838)
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A simple design paired with a harmonious and powerful symmetry with the rectangular shapes of the eyes and mouth, this mask exemplifies the design of many Himalayan masks. Very hard wood blackened by smoke with irregular deposits of soot. This mask comes from Eastern Nepal. Obvious signs of good aging circa mid 20th H24.5 cm, 15 cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1433293 (stock #HP/MA837)
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Monkey mask are no so commun among tribal himalayan mask. very hard and heavy wood and rough design, long hairs likely from cow or horse have been use to figure the barb and mustaches nailed on a ruber piece. Tis mask is coming from the Middle West district of Salyan. Mid 20th, H 28 cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1431685 (stock #HP/MA836)
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Very old mask with black soot patina representing a demon or Raktsatsa which is the local name. We can notice the very high quality of sculpture which is a sign of a grade of seniority, at least early 20th century. The mouth is wide open with menacing teeth to accentuate the frightening aspect. It is probable that the shivaite trident improperly engraved on the forehead is posterior to the sculpture of the hardwood mask in excellent condition. H 21 cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1940 item #1428429 (stock #HP/Ma836)
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Mask likely figuring a demon (local name is Raktsatsa) metal teeth have been nailed, with two long teeth on each side of the mouth. Hard wood, veru carefukky carved, very nice old patina with traces of white pigment and glue.Obvious sign of age, circa early 20th. H 28 cm, wide 19 cm More information on requestion
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1940 item #1428357 (stock #HP/PH834)
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The top shows 3 ancestors flat faces who are protectors of the family, they are surmounted by a conical crown with carved geometrical lines. The middle part is a “Dorgi”, the symbol of cosmic power. The down part is triangular blade with an intelace of snakes, used as a knife to nail the bad spirits while the shaman is fighting with devils and demons. The white cloth strips wrapped around the middle part are to protect the shaman hands against the high energy during his fight. A coin is also...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1428356 (stock #HP/PH833)
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The top shows 3 ancestors faces who are protectors of the family, they are surmounted by a conical crown with carved geometrical lines. The middle part is a “Dorgi”, the symbol of cosmic power. The down part is triangular blade used as a knife to nail the bad spirits while the shaman is fighting with devils and demons. TThe red cloth strips wrapped around the middle part are to protect the shaman hands against the high energy during his fight. Obvious signs of ancient use, circa early 20th....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1428353 (stock #HP/Ma832)
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Black soot patina, hard wood, H 23 cm A typical minimal design mask from East Nepal Please ask for more information and additional pictures
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1417096 (stock #HP/MA831)
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A very old mask from tamang lama , possibly a Bom Po mask, the masks is roughly painted, note that the hairs are also painted, few wounds but good condition and safe considering its great age, 5 holes to fix the mask on teh lama face. at least early 20th. Hard wood H 30 cm , wide 17 cm More information on request
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1417095 (stock #HP/Ma830)
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An old and super fine lama mask, important signs of important use, superb glossy patina. At least from early 20th and possibly much earlier H 26 cm More information on request
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1417093 (stock #HP/MA829)
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This mask represents a tiger, note a very fine work of sculpture with the gouge, the deep carvings are highlighted with a white coloring. Very hard wood, the inside shows the natural patina of oxidized wood over time. Very good age likelu first part of the 20th or even earlier. H 21 cm, width 20 cm. More information on request
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1413510 (stock #HP:M827)
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Very old mompa mask of reduced size showing an elongated wrinkled face, the style is rather rough, superb black patina suggest an important age at least circa 19th. H 23 cm, w 13 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1413508 (stock #HP/Ma826)
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d and heavy wooden mask showing a very old black patina with glue residue. Note the square shape of the carrying holes. mask probably coming from Eastern Nepal (Rai, Limbu, Kirant ethnic groups ...). H 26 cm, L 19 cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1413507 (stock #HP/MA825)
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Very old mask presumably from the district of Humla, the mouth The ears are barely evoked, there is a small crest possibly fractured, on the top of the mask. Traces of red and white pigments on the top and around the mouth.Black patina ofsoot with hairs fixed around the noos and the eyes/ Semi-hardwood with long fibers, in very good condition considering the age of the mask, at least early 20th. H 27 cm, W 17 cm