NEPAL MASK Katmandu Protectorate Mask Buddhist Buddha Snow Lion

NEPAL MASK Katmandu Protectorate Mask Buddhist Buddha Snow Lion Singa Tibet. This is a Beautifully detailed Nepalese Vintage Hand Carved Wood Mask. Our Powerful Mask was collected in Katmandu Nepal in 1991. ~~ Mask ~~ A Impressive Mask, Katmandu Nepal Mythological Protectorate Hand Carved Wood Mask. Our mask depicts Simhavaktra Dakini, the lion-headed Bardo deity who is the companion of Palden Lhamo, Protectress of Tibet. Sometimes appears at various Buddhist Hill Tribe festivals and Theaters. Called Singa, Snow Lion and Thunder Dragon, with open, snarling mouth, curled tongue and bulging eyes, she has a stylized skull diadem between her pointed ears. The paint has darkened with the passage of time but the artists skill and attention to detail is immediately apparent. In overall very good condition.

MASK: Measures 14” in height X 9” Wide X 7” deep. The mask has scuffs, paint chips, age cracks and scratches ageing and pigment loss and color fading,  overall in wonderful condition. A Beautiful Original Collectors Mask. ~~~~ ACCEPTED PAYMENTS: CASH, CHECK, POSTAL MONEY ORDER, Paypal or I will email you with payment address to send checks or Postal Money Orders, Cash. ~ FREE SHIPPING USPS Priority mail with tracking in U.S. Only ~ for International mail rates or other Questions ~ Please Email Eric at Eric@Agestribalarts.com or Call 330-434-1010

~ Masks 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 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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