Archaic Himalayan male Mask Musee du Quay Branly

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 – 2016

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N 740

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MASK OF THE DAY

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Symmetric, Archaic Himalayan male Mask, representing a  spirit of the forest, with a  semi-cylindrical structure, the shape of which  is reminiscent of bark or tree trunk.

 

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This famous mask was edited in the back hard cover of the Marc Petit’s catalogue 

 

A Masque Decouvert Regards

sur l’art primitif de l’Himalya.

 

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Today part of the Musee du Quai Branly permanent collection through a generous donation of the collector.

http://www.quaibranly.fr/fr/collections/explorer-les-collections/asie/pays/MQXAADAACAAG_N%25C3%25A9pal/objet/70.2003.1.10.html

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About the Marc Petit collecting experience you can read more here

Marc Petit

Un Histoire de masques

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/archive/2012/09/28/marc-petit-une-histoire-de-masques.html

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Ethnoflorence 

past editions daily selection

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NOTE SUR LE MASQUES DE PHAGLI

DE LA VALLE DE BANJAR

 

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Read more

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/archive/2013/04/28/note-sur-les-masques-de-phagli-de-la-vallee-de-banjar-himach.html

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TIBRIKOT AND MORE

A CLASSIC 2010’s

Ethnoflorence style edition

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Read more

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/archive/2010/04/19/autres-maitres-de-l-inde-creations-contemporaines-des-adivas.html

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