TIMOR MASK INDONESIA ANTIQUE WOOD TRIBAL CARVING TIMOR ISLAND

TIMOR MASK INDONESIA ANTIQUE WOOD TRIBAL CARVING TIMOR ISLAND ~  Rare Old Tribal Mask Timor Island Indonesia ~ This Mask is a Powerful example of the Old Tribal arts of Indonesia. This fascinating mask is from the island of Timor. Timor is part of the islands that make up Indonesia. It was collected in central Timor. While in Timor we bought these artifacts from a Local Chinese trader from Timor who collected these carvings from the Local Villages thru the years. He is one of the few remaining sources for OLD Timor Artifacts on the Island. These Masks are Believed to be a Medium to the Spirit World. A way for the living to communicate with there departed Ancestors and Spirits. Tribal art of this region is Very difficult to acquire with the political situation, Timor is a remote island in Indonesia and masks in general from Timor are scarce.
MASK ~~ Our Timor Mask Measures 15-1/2" Inches High X  13" Inches Wide. 3” Deep. ~ Our mask is in solid condition, repaired damage, with a large age crack down center face. Wood loss beside nose, Mask shows age wear, age cracks, old insect penetration , termite and powder beetle holes. {Aprox. Mid 1900} DISCOUNT PRICE Because of the repairs our Timor mask is priced well below market price of $350. {The metal mask stands are available at extra cost} Perfect for any serious Collection of TRIBAL ART~~~~~~ ACCEPTED PAYMENTS: CASH, CHECK, POSTAL MONEY ORDER, Visa, Master Card, Paypal , I will email you with payment address to send checks or Postal Money Orders, Cash. Mask price includes ~FREE SHIPPING in U.S. ONLY ~ USPS Priority Mail. Questions ~ Please ask for International shipping Rates Please Email Eric at Eric@Agestribalarts.com or Call 330- 434 -1010 Agestribalarts Gallery 194 Myrtle Place Akron Ohio, 44303 USA ~~~~~

 MASK ~ present other faces and other realities. In many indigenous cultures, masks are worn and displayed to represent Gods, Spirits, and Ancestors, to serve as a medium to the spirit world. A way for the living to communicate with the departed Ancestors. Solicitation, Protection, Abundance . Used in rituals to ward off illness, misfortune, and/or evil spirits. Masks have long represented sacred spirits brought to life for the well being of the Tribal community. Worldwide in drama and dance, masks are displayed or worn to enhance the story and to clarify the emotions being expressed. Always, masks intensify and heighten the experience, whatever the intention of the wearer of the mask is.

 

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