ETHNOFLORENCE COMING SOON.
Read the catalogue “MASQUES DE L’HIMALAYA / MASKS OF THE HIMALAYAS” 5 Continents edition in which is possible to see the pictures of a wide group of the masks exhibited in Martigny.
Among the collectors that are loaned pieces for the show: JAMIL BANSARD, the Kulu polychromatic mask of the front cover of the catalogue came from his collection, PHILIPPE BOUDIN ,ALAIN BOVIS with several pieces ex Mort Golub Collection, JEAN-LUC CORTES , PIERRE DANHAIVE with the n.49 primitive mask, a great piece, exhibited in the past on “Facing the Gods: Ritual Masks of the Himalayas- Smithsonian Inst., MICHEL AND LILIANE DURAND-DESSERT with an unusual n.59 primitive masks with two mouths and symbols of the sun and moon engraved on the forehead, interesting their n.98 great the n.102 polychromatic mask, RENZO FRESCHI, GUSTAVO GILI AND ROSA AMOROS with the n.116 mask, a strong piece ex Mort Golub , PATRICK GRIMAUD , FREDERIC GUISLAN , JACQUES LEBRAT , HELMUT AND HEIDI NEUMANN, JEAN ROSAIN, SYLVIE SAUVENIERE, ,SAM AND SHARON SINGER interesting the Kienga mask n.9 and the n.107 primitive mask with a great brown encrusted patina ex Hultberg Coll. was exhibited in Facing the Gods: Ritual Masks of the Himalays (Smithsonian Inst. 1989-1991), PIERRE ZINK, FRANCOISE PANNIER with a lot pieces from his collection and gallery, BERNANRD DE WATTEVILLE with the n.40 strong Divinité terrible mask linked maybe with the Bon religion (publ. on Masks of the Himalayas, New York-Pace Primitive Gallery 1990).
Himalayan primitive statuary sculptures from Western Nepal and Tharu area. Nepalese shamanic pharaphernalia. Coming soon.
Tharu tribal art … coming soon.
in the same page there are also some interesting photos of Giuseppe Tucci Expedition and for a comparation two rare photos of the Kalash primitive statuary of Kafiristan.
An interesting and rare group of 4 Tharu posts and 4 Western Nepal sculptures is edited by Ethnoflorence on :
Himalayan wooden carved book covers. Coming soon.
New Santal wedding panels project, with over than 300 pics, the old page devoted to this kind of art is now no more available. Coming soon.
Nepalese shaman metal belts. Coming soon.
A wide selection of shamanic nepalese ritual daggers ‘phurbu’ from Ethnoflorence Collection selected from 1988 to 1998. Coming Soon.
An iconographic comparative selection of 16 old crowned nepalese masks from Ethnoflorence Collection.
Every day nepalese metal objects. Coming soon.
Zoomorphics nepalese woodden juicers. New on the web. Coming soon.
Ancient Black crowned nepalese mask with ‘Fang’ patina. Second edition with more and enlarged photos. Unique on the web.
Nepalese flat masks.
Nepalese Sherpa’s people wrathfull masks. Coming soon.
Western Nepal shamanic and primitive bronzes. Coming soon.
Nepalese tops of the village house. Coming soon.
Nepalese shaman bells. Coming soon.
Nepalese primitive masks. Coming soon.
Nepalese animal masks.
Koué Malla tantric fragments in holy human bones, Katmandu Valley, Nepal. Coming soon.