Indian and Himalayan Folk and tribal art Ethnoflorence collection and Art photo Archive

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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A 2008 & 2009

RESUME OF THE 44 MASKS PUBLISHED

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Ancient nepalese crowned mask

(Mask no. 86)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5844563/kali-kali-nepalese-maskhimalayan-crowned-kali.

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Old male Rajabanchi mask, southern Nepal (Mask no. 1)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5847069/nepalese-nepalese-mask-ancient–nepalese-rajb

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Antique Himalayan wrathful mask

(Mask no. 108)

 http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5848629/himalayan–tribal-mask-himalayan-tribal-art-n

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Old southern Nepal (?) crowned mask

(Mask no. 2)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5848801/southern-nepal-male-crowned-mask

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Old male Rajbanchi mask. suthern Nepal

(Mask no.6)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5849017/nepalese-mask-nepalese-folk-art-southern-nepa

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Western Nepal male mask

(Mask no. 13)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5851870/himalayan-primitive-mask-nepal-middle-hills-n

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Old Southern Nepal animal mask, Terai area (?), traces of red natural color on natural wood (Mask no.65)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5851990/southern-nepal-animal-mask 

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Nepalese male mask Terai Rajbanchi people

(Mask no. 14)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5854672/southern-nepal-male-mask

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Large old male moustached Rajbanshi mask, Nepalese Terai
(Mask no 33)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5854759/southern-nepal-rajbansi-people-male-mask

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NEPAL METAL NEWARI MASK

(Mask no. 105)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5854790/newar-people-demon-mask-nepal-mask

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Old male Rajibanchi mask, repainted with a vivid yellow color.

(Mask no. 10)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5857343/southern-nepal-rapainted-ancient-male-mask

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Western Nepal moustached mask, old signs of restoration
(Mask no. 74)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5858524/himalayan-middle-hills-male-mask-nepal

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Two tribal masks  from Odisha India

(Mask no. 42/43)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5860001/indian-tribal-mask-indian-primitive-art-two-n

 

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Himalayan male animistic mask
(Mask no 54)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5867753/himalayan-primitive-middle-hills-mask-nepal

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Old Himalayan demon mask, Northern Nepal (Mask no.37)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5869704/northern-nepal-or-tibet-dharmapala-mask

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Himachal Pradesh mask, Chamba district (?)
(Mask no. 101)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5887534/himachal-pradesh-male-crowned-handle–mask-of

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Nepal Demon Mask, Mustang (?)

(Mask no. 14)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5894170/nepalese-demon-mask-newar-people

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Raijbanchi Terai mask

(Mask no. 84)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5904819/himalayan-deformed-male-mask-terai

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Nepal animal mask

(Mask no.102)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5907023/himalayan-animal-mask-nepal

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Old male Rajbanchi mask

(Mask no.9)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5908889/southern-nepal-male-mask-nepal-or-indian-tera

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Nepalese crowned mask

(Mask no.8)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5910657/himalayan-male-crowned-mask-nepal

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Himalayan male mask (Mask no.7)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5912745/himalayan-male-mask-katmandu-valley–nepal-ma

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Four Himalayan primitive masks from the same village

(Mask no. 96 & 97 & 38 & 50)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5914557/four-western-himalayan-primitive–masks-triba

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himalayan mask, uncertain area of origin

(Mask no.67)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5921084/western-himalayan–himachal-pradesh–male-mas

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Himalayan crowned double eyes mask

(Mask no. 87)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5924325/himalayan-crowned-double-eyes-male-mask-terai

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Ancient nepalese monkey mask
(mask no 79)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5927268/himalayan-monkey-mask-terai-nepal

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Nepal Demon Mask 

(Mask no. 80)

 

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5936779/himalayan-demon-mask-nepal-or-indian-mask-fro

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Large Himalayan animal (?) mask

(Mask no. 103)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5940550/himalayan-mask-nepal-or-indian-mask

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Two Nepalese Goiter Masks

(Masks no. 121 & 122)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5943793/two-himalayan-goiter-female-masks-from-terai

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Western Nepal Middle Hills Mask

(Mask no. 66)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5952528/himalayan-primitive-mask-tribal-mask-tribal-a

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(Mask no. 85)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5959193/himalayan-crowned-mask-nepal-or–tibet–mask

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Nepalese primitive mask

(Mask no. 75)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5962270/himalayan-tribal-mask-tribal-art-nepal

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Terai monkey mask

(Mask no. 202)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5965409/himalayan-monkey-hanuman-mask-terai-nepal-or

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Old Himalayan male mask.
(Mask no 28)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5968704/himalayan-primitive-terai-mask-nepal

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Ancients crowned southern nepal, Rajbanchi masks (Mask no.18 & )

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5977909/different-hands-same-subject–3-himalayan-kal

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http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/5996121/unusual-himalayan-crowned-mask-terai-kali-mas

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Ancient Kali mask, Terai Nepalese

(Mask no. 24)

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/6005504/himalayan-crowned-mask-nepalese-or-indian-ter

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Nepal art. Nepal folk art. ETHNOFLORENCE HIMALAYAN PHOTO ARCHIVE. NEPAL FOLK ART, A LOST WORLD.

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN FOLK AND TRIBAL ART: over than 70 pages, around  260 artifacts, 2300 pics from ETHNOFLORENCE HIMALAYAN PHOTO ARCHIVE edited.

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ETHNOFLORENCE HIMALAYAN PHOTO ARCHIVE SANTAL PANEL

SANTAL PARGANAS PEOPLE CARVED WODDEN PANELS OF THE WEDDING LITTERS – PALKEE  (page in progress) see more on

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/7109086/santal-parganas-people-carved-wodden-panels-o

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Wild Western and Tharu nepalese primitive sculptures. See more on:

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/6958870/15-western-nepal-primitive-sculptures-ancesto

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About the musical tradition of the Santal Banam more on

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/6109784/14-dhodro-banam-santal-banam-santal-people-an

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HIMALAYAN TRIBAL ART. ETHNOFLORENCE COMING SOON. HIMALAYAN TRIBAL ART.

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MASQUES DE L’HIMALAYA A MARTIGNY (SUISSE) http://www.museesaintbernard.ch   see the first photos on http://sanza.skynetblogs.be/post/7059088/masques-de-lhimalaya-a-martigny-suisse  pour tout renseignement  contacter Mr Francoise Pannier de la GALERIE LE TOIT DU MONDE e-mail :  contact@letoitdumonde.net .

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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.

http://libreriarizzoli.corriere.it/libro/pannier_francois_cur-masques_de_lhimalaya_-_masks_of_the_himalayas.aspx?ean=9788874395194

NEPAL SHAMANIC ART .

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).

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Himalayan primitive statuary sculptures from Western Nepal and Tharu area.  Nepalese shamanic pharaphernalia.   Coming soon.  

 

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An interesting group of 15 Western Nepal  primitive sculpture is edited by Ethnoflorence on: 

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/6958870/15-western-nepal-primitive-sculptures-ancesto

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Tharu tribal art … coming soon.

 

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 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.

 

 

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An interesting and rare group of 4 Tharu posts and 4 Western Nepal sculptures is edited by Ethnoflorence on  :

 http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/6166203/4-tharu–protective-and-devotional-field-carv  .

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 The iconography of some Tharu primitive  panels is comparated with the Santal people one on:

 http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/6268451/28-santal-parganas-people-carved-wooden-panel .

 

 

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Another group of  primitive sculptures are edited by Ethnoflorence  on: http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/6210825/western-nepal-primitive-sculptures-third-grou      and http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/6305346/four-primitive-sculptures-from-western-nepal .

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 Read  the catalogue  “La statuaire Archaique de l’Ouest du Nepal”, Marc Petit, Jean Pierre Girolami, Galerie Renaud Vanuxem Paris   http://www.priceminister.com/offer/buy/52263812/Petit-Marc-La-Statuaire-Archaique-De-L-ouest-Du-Nepal-Livre.html  and the  “Sculptures de bois au Nepal: buffons et protecteurs”,  a new important  book by Bernard Goy and Max Itzikovitz devoted to this unknown field of Himalayan art. For Collectors of Himalayan Tribal Art as well as for all the tribal art lovers a book  absolutely to buy. http://livre.fnac.com/a2502682/Bernard-Goy-Sculpteurs-de-bois-au-Nepal-bouffons-et-protecteurs?PID=726 .

 

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 A couple of really rare and  unusual primitive antrophomorphic black terracotta lamps are edited by Ethnoflorence on http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/6188445/a-couple-of-himalayan-anthropomorphic–primit .

 

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Himalayan wooden carved book covers. Coming soon.

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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.

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Nepalese shaman metal belts. Coming soon.

About the  Nepalese shaman double sided drum Dhyangro see on:

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/6909408/dhyangro-dhyangro-nepalese-shaman-drum-wester

 

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Others pharaphernalias on

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/6169443/nepalese-shamanic-art–arte-sciamanica-himala

An interesting group of Shamanic’s photos on  

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/6674515/nepalese-shamans-a-voyage-in-the-soul-trance

 

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A wide  selection of shamanic nepalese ritual daggers ‘phurbu’ from Ethnoflorence Collection selected from 1988 to 1998. Coming Soon.

 

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NEPAL SHAMANIC PHURBA-PHURBU

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An iconographic comparative selection of 16 old  crowned nepalese masks from Ethnoflorence Collection.

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Every day nepalese metal objects. Coming soon.

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Zoomorphics nepalese woodden juicers. New on the web. Coming soon.

 

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Ancient Black crowned nepalese mask with ‘Fang’ patina. Second edition with more and enlarged photos. Unique on the web.

 

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Nepalese flat masks.

 

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Nepalese Sherpa’s people wrathfull masks. Coming soon.

 

 

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Western Nepal shamanic and primitive bronzes. Coming soon.

 

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Nepalese tops of the village house. Coming soon.

 

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Nepalese shaman bells. Coming soon.

 

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Nepalese primitive masks. Coming soon.

 

Nepal animal mask

Nepalese animal masks.

 

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Koué Malla tantric fragments in holy human bones, Katmandu Valley, Nepal. Coming soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Himalayan tribal art. Himalayan tribal masks. Coming soon 2009. Indian and Himalayan folk and tribal art. ETHNOFLORENCE COLLECTION AND PHOTO ARCHIVE.

ETHNOFLORENCE is actually on travel … new pages will be  ready to edit in the next weeks … coming soon.

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I) Himalayan monkey masks, from tribal to classic: A selection of 20 monkey masks, over than 200 photograps, details and close up of each item in perfect Ethnoflorence style.

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Detail of a Southern Nepal monkey mask forehead.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

II) Himalayan zoomorphic’s wooden juicers , a selection unique … on the web.

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Himalayan wooden juicer.

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Himalayan zoomorphic  wooden juicer detail.

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III) Nepalese shamanic’s bronzes and wooden primitive sculptures.

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Interesting the iconography of this shamanic sculpture, impressive the detail of the second face carved on the side of the item.

 

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Primitive Western Nepal sculpture sculpture and a shamanic bumba. 

 

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IV)  Nepalese  flat masks.  In the photo a southern Nepal primitive mask.

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Middle hills flat mask.

 

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V) Indian and Himalayan female masks.

 

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VI) Santal single carved pieces of weeding litter. After to have edit the widest selection of ancient Santal panels of weeding litter of the web, Ethnoflorence is now ready to edit these interesting carved details of the litters, and for the future other panels … of course.

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VII) Grimanche style in an Himalayan primitive sculpture and in a mask … a stylistic comparation.

 

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VIII) Himachal Pradesh masks I .

 

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IX) Himachal Pradesh mask II a check up. 45 photos devoted to a single mask , a way to understand better the single details, the usura, patina etc of Himalayan artifacts .(Top side view detail.)

 

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X) Three faces carved on a Dhjiangro handle compared with a primitive nepalese mask. Uncommon style and iconography (the 3 faces are carved at the level of the makara) of these items .

 

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XI) Schematism and geometric style of the namaste posture in some nepalese items :  Primitive sculptures, ghurras, top of the houses.

 

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XII) Four primitive western nepal (?) masks, same hand or workship, a stylistic and iconographic check up in over than 80 photographs of single common details .

 

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XIII) Restauration and authenticity  of the  Himalayan artifacts, a personal point of view documented with  over than 100 photograps.

 

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XIV) CONTEMPORARY TRIBAL ART FROM AN AMERICAN COLLECTION.

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XV) WILD WILD POP NEPAL ETHNOFLORENCE PROPAGANDA.

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And much others.

 

Salut Ethnoflorence.