BALI TOPENG MASK OLD WOOD DEMON DRAMA INDONESIA

BALI MASK; This is a great traditional drama mask in the shape of a Demon. Hand carved and hand painting, I collected in Bali during the 1960's. This impressive mask portrays a demon with large fangs and bulging eyes. In Bali we find many different types of masks with cultural significance symbolizing people, deities, demons and often unique characters. The masks are very important in passing down oral history from generation to generation and are used in mythical dance plays. They are regarded as sacred objects. It is believed that while performing, the player who wears the mask is possessed by the spirit of the character portrayed on it. The content of the Balinese dramas is derived from popular myth, historical events, and local needs (e.g. to ward off particular evil spirits and bring good fortune) 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. This Powerful small Mask from Indonesia. Hand carved and hand painted, Collected in the late 1960's.

Our Mask is in good condition. Shows some Signs of wear, abrasions, top age crack from top to center, will not affect the masks stability. some paint chips loss. . {Note size} 7-3/4" Long X 6-3/4" Wide X 4" deep.A Great mask for a Collector. ~~ 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

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  • Item #: M-BALI DEMON Sm. mask
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