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 https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/2012/09/28/marc-petit-une-histoire-de-masques/

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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 https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/note-sur-les-masques-de-phagli-de-la-vallee-de-banjar-himachal-pradesh-christophe-roustan-delatour/

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TIBRIKOT AND MORE

A CLASSIC 2010’s

Ethnoflorence style edition

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Read more https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/2010/04/19/autres-maitres-de-linde-creations-contemporaines-des-adivasi-musee-du-quai-branly-paris/

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