Timor Tribal Mask Island Indonesia Antique Wood Mask

Mask Timor Island Indonesia ~ Fantastic Rare Old Tribal Mask Timor Island Indonesia ~ This Mask is a Powerful example of the Old Tribal arts of Indonesia ~ MUSEUM QUALITY. From our personal collection, 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. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Our Timor mask measures over 12" Inches High X 7-1/4" Inches Wide. 4” Deep. Heavy Hard Wood. Shows wear, age cracks, ageing, nice Patina on this Great Mask. {Aprox. Mid 1900} I've seen Galleries selling Timor masks like this at $800 and up. Since we Buy at the source we are able to offer these pieces at well below market prices. {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 Money Orders, Cash. 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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  • Item #: M~TIMOR MASK Ant. #1
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Price $475.00
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