JATAYU VOLTURE MASK NEPAL TERAI NEPALESE

Ethnoflorence

Indian and Himalayan

Folk and Tribal Arts

2008 – 2019

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JATAYU VOLTURE MASK

NEPAL

TERAI NEPALESE

 While bird masks of the articulated typology are rather more common, the Jatayu volture mask seems to be less frequent, I publish here 3 (below) which have appeared over the years

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Nepalese Terai Jatayu Masks –  Photo Credit Himalaya Mercantile (On the Left) Photo Credit Ethnoflorence (Center) Photo Credit Sanza Francois Bruxelles (On the Right)

UPDATED VERSION OF THE COMPOSITION

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Nepalese Terai Jatayu Masks –  Photo Credit Himalaya Mercantile – Robert Brundage Collection  (Above – On the Left) Photo Credit Ethnoflorence – Ethnoflorence Collection (Above – Center) Photo Credit Sanza Francois Bruxelles – Private Collection (Above – On the Right) Photo Credit Tribal Arts Magazine – Private Collection (Below – On the Right) Photo Credit Eric Chazot – Eric Chazot Collection (Below – On the Left)

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Another example

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Articulated masks with Yellow beak could represent

Bakasura (Baka=stork)

a Demon subordinate of Kamsa.

In the pic below a complete Assam Mask (Cho mukha) of this subject.

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ETHNOFLORENCE

EXTRACTS FROM THE

“Quaderni della Collezione”

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/category/collection-ethnoflorence-i-quaderni-della-collezione/

Ethnoflorence Archive Collection

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Nepal Crowned Mask Scheda / Card no 24 Extract from I Quaderni della Collezione no 24

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I Quaderni della Collezione 1 – 100

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/ethnoflorence-indian-himalayan-collection-archive-1-100-work-in-progress/

I Quaderni della Collezione 100 – 200

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/ethnoflorence-indian-himalayan-collection-archive-100-200-work-in-progress/

I Quaderni della Collezione 200 – 300

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/ethnoflorence-indian-himalayan-collection-archive-200-300-work-in-progress/

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OLD NEPALESE TERAI TWISTED GOITER MASK RAJBANSI PEOPLE

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

210

Durga Kali Nepalese mask, Ethnoflorence Archive Collection, Scheda no 210

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 – 2018

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OLD NEPALESE TERAI TWISTED GOITER MASK RAJBANSI PEOPLE

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Nepal Goiter mask, front and back view. With respect to the headgear line the mask balance tends asymmetrically to move to the right through the movement of the nose, mouth & chin, and to the left through the opposite movement of the goiter. Traces of polychrome on the surface.  Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 127

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Nepalese goiter Nepal Goiter male mask, lateral views. Monumental and static the left side of the mask. Dynamically twisted the left side.  Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 127

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Nepal Goiter mask. Terai Nepalese Rajbansi people. Widespread traces of colors, particularly white on the surface of the mask.  Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 127

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Nepal goiter mask sides view, Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 127

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Nepal Goiter mask top view & custom wax seal dated 204? (the last number is lost – exportation date between 1982 & 1991). Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 127

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Nepal Goiter Rajbansi mask. Frontal detail. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 127

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Nepal Goiter Rajbansi mask. Back detail. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 127

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The Mask is published by Ethnoflorence on the

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Quaderni della Collezione

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/category/collection-ethnoflorence-i-quaderni-della-collezione/

no 127

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Cover & Back Cover – Ethnoflorence Indian and Himalayan Folk and Tribal Arts Archive Collection – Quaderni della Collezione – Numero 127 – Archivio Fotografico della Collezione Ethnoflorence

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Extract from Ethnoflorence Indian and Himalayan Folk and Tribal Arts Archive Collection – Quaderni della Collezione – Numero 127 – Archivio Fotografico della Collezione Ethnoflorence

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SELECTED LINKS ON ETHNOFLORENCE

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Ethnoflorence Goiter’s

Masks Composition

122-2018

Himalayan Goiter Masks – Photo Credit Robert Brundage,  Ethnoflorence Photo Archive, Heritage Auctions, Tribalfocus, Gustavo Gili & Rosa Amoros, Eric Chazot, Renzo Freschi, Josette Schulmann, The Cobbs Auctioneers.

See more here

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/2020/01/16/disease-masks-masques-de-maladie-goiter-goitre-nepalese-himalayan-masks/

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https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/category/mask-india-nepal-goiter-rajbansi/

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Ethnoflorence Goiter’s Masks Selection

122-2018 (1)

Goiter Mask Nepal Goitre Nepalese Terai  Goiter Rajbansi Masks Ethnoflorence Archive Collection.

See more

here https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/2018/12/15/warehouse-clear-out-ancient-ethnographic-by-artemis-gallery-december-20-2018-lot-104-nepalese-painted-wood-festival-mask/

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Rajbansi Yellow Goiter Mask

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Rajbansi Goiter mask, Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 121

See more here

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/2018/08/18/mask-of-the-day-india-nepal-goiter-mask-rajbansi-people-west-bengal-terai-nepalese/

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Masques de Maladie

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See More on

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/2018/02/02/nepalese-masks-with-protruding-teeth/

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Last Updating 11.25.2020

Warehouse Clear Out – Ancient & Ethnographic by Artemis Gallery December 20, 2018 Lot 104: Nepalese Painted Wood Festival Mask

ETHNOFLORENCE 

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

122 2018

Goiter Mask Nepal Goitre Nepalese Terai  Goiter Rajbansi Masks Ethnoflorence Archive Collection.

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 – 2018

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UPCOMING AUCTIONS

Warehouse Clear Out – Ancient & Ethnographic
by Artemis Gallery
December 20, 2018 7:00 AM PST Live auction 

Artemis Gallery
686 S. Taylor Ave., #108, Louisville, CO, US +1 720-890-7700 http://www.artemisgallerylive.com

Lot 104:

 Nepalese Painted Wood Festival Mask

https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/19th-c.-nepalese-painted-wood-festival-mask-b0e485881d#

Provenance:

Private New York, New York, USA collection;

Howard and Catherine Feldman collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
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NEPALESE MASKS

A LIVING TRADITION

SIKALI PYAKHAN

2075’s JATRAS

sikali pyakhan 2075 jatras

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Artprecium https://en.artprecium.com/ 17 rue de la Grange Batelière  75009 Paris France Parcours des Continents  Vente 9 / 11 / 2018

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

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Two Old Himalayan Nepalese Folk Blue color Masks. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 83 (left) & 149 (right)

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 – 2018

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UPCOMING AUCTIONS

Artprecium

https://en.artprecium.com/

17 rue de la Grange Batelière
75009 Paris
France

Parcours des Continents

Vente 9 / 11 / 2018

Please see the catalog here

https://www.auction.fr/_fr/vente/parcours-des-continents-58833#.W9xwv5NKjIU

Some Indian and Nepalese lots

please see here

https://www.auction.fr/_fr/vente/parcours-des-continents-58833?query=nepal&numero=&prix_minimum=0&prix_maximum=30000

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https://en.artprecium.com/catalogue/recherche

Lot 448

A Santal Dodhro Banam

https://en.artprecium.com/catalogue/vente_357_pat-iii-art-tribal-et-ethnographie-docanie-et-dindonsie/lot_448_harpe-sentabe-orne-sur-la-partie-haute-de-deux-personnages-styliss#.W9xugJNKjIU

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more

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Two Large Ancient Ceremonial Blue Indian Mask. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 263 & 264

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AUCTION HOUSE ZEMANEK – 90th TRIBAL ART – LOT 8  Early votive figure, 19th century West Nepal, Dolpa District, Dolpo H: 19.3 inch

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

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Himalayan Blue Demon’s Masks, Terai Nepalese Rajbansi people. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Schede no 135 (left) no 136 (centre) no 139 (right)

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 2018

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UPCOMING EVENTS

AUCTION HOUSE

ZEMANEK

https://www.tribal-art-auktion.de/en/auctions/

90th TRIBAL ART

17 November 2018 – 2 pm

online catalogue

https://www.tribal-art-auktion.de/en/auctions/auctions-detail/id-90-i-tribal-art90-ii-contemporary-native-american-art/

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LOT 8

Early votive figure, 19th century

West Nepal, Dolpa District, Dolpo

H: 19.3 inch

https://www.tribal-art-auktion.de/en/auctions/object-detail/early-votive-figure-19th-century-3044766/

Provenance

Joaquin Pecci, Brussels, Belgium (2005)
Private Collection, Brussels, Belgium

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Himalayan Ravana (?)  Blue Demon Mask, Terai Nepalese Rajbansi people. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 169

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi India Nepal Mask Ramayana Terai

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 – 2018

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask

Scheda no 95

Ethnoflorence Archive Collection

Schede 1 – 100

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/ethnoflorence-indian-himalayan-collection-archive-1-100-work-in-progress/

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 295 Frontal View

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 295 Frontal view of the 3 sections of the artifact.

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 95 Central and larger Section of the artifact

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 95 Lateral side with 5 heads.

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 95 Lateral side with 5 heads / Head no 1 detail

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 95 Lateral side with 5 heads / Head no 2 detail

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 95 Lateral side with 5 heads / Head no 3 detail

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 95 Lateral side with 5 heads / Head no 4 detail

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 95 Lateral side with 5 heads / Head no 5 detail

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 95 Lateral side with 4 heads

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 95 Lateral side with 4 heads / Head no 1 detail

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 95 Lateral side with 4 heads / Head no 2 detail

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 95 Lateral side with 4 heads / Head no 3 detail

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Old Ravana Ten Headed Rajbansi Mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no 95 Lateral side with 4 heads / Head no 4 detail

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Ethnoflorence

Indian and Himalayan Folk and Tribal Arts Web Collection Archive Schede 1-100

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/ethnoflorence-indian-himalayan-collection-archive-1-100-work-in-progress/

WORK IN PROGRESS

OLD KALI MASK INDIA WEST BENGAL / NEPAL, TERAI Rajbansi People

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 – 2018

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OLD KALI MASK

INDIA WEST BENGAL / NEPAL, TERAI

SCHEDA NO 24

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Old Kali Mask INDIA WEST BENGAL / NEPAL, TERAI Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 24

ETHNOFLORENCE WEB COLLECTION ARCHIVE 1-100 WORK IN PROGRESS

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/ethnoflorence-indian-himalayan-collection-archive-1-100-work-in-progress/

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Old Kali mask, polychrome on wood. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 24

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Old KALI Mask, frontal view detail. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 24

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Old Kali Mask, sides views. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 24.

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The left side of the mask was restored by inserting a fabric, subsequently repainted with the mask.

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Old Kali mask. Back side. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 24.

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Old Kali Mask. Back side view, detail.

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The upper part of the mask is strongly corroded.

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Ethnoflorence Nepalese Ghurras Composition no 5

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Nepal Ghurras ETHNOFLORENCE WEB COLLECTION ARCHIVE 1-100 WORK IN PROGRESS
Ethnoflorence Archive Collections

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BLACK KALI CROWNED DURGA MASK INDIA WEST BENGAL / TERAI NEPAL / NEPALESE Rajbansi People

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

191 2018 II

Pair of folk nepalese animistic masks. Western Nepal primitive masks.  Ethnoflorence & A.M. Archive Collections.

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 – 2018

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BLACK KALI CROWNED DURGA MASK

INDIA WEST BENGAL / TERAI NEPAL / NEPALESE

SCHEDA NO 240

Ethnoflorence Archive Collection schede 200-300 Work in Progress

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/ethnoflorence-indian-himalayan-collection-archive-200-300-work-in-progress/

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KALI DURGA MASK. INDIA / NEPAL. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection scheda no 240

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KALI DURGA MASK, INDIA / NEPAL. Frontal / Back side.  Ethnoflorence Archive Collection scheda no 240

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BLACK KALI CROWNED DURGA MASK
INDIA WEST BENGAL / TERAI NEPAL / NEPALESE

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KALI DURGA MASK. INDIA / NEPAL. SIDE VIEW no I. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection scheda no 240.

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KALI DURGA MASK. INDIA / NEPAL. SIDE VIEW no II. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection scheda no 240.

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KALI DURGA MASK. INDIA / NEPAL. Back Side detail view. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection scheda no 240.

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Ethnoflorence Nepalese Ghurras Composition no 6

Ghurras 6

Nepal / Nepalese Ghurras/Tar/Nethi/Loti/Tara/Tharku/Ghurlu/ , Guide de Baratte – Butter Churn Handle. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection

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MASK OF THE DAY INDIA NEPAL GOITER MASK RAJBANSI PEOPLE West Bengal / Terai Nepalese – Masque de Maladie

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 – 2018

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MASK OF THE DAY

INDIA NEPAL

GOITER MASK

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Rajbansi Goiter mask, Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 121

RAJBANSI PEOPLE

West Bengal / Terai Nepalese

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Goiter mask, frontal view. The mask is repainted with a vivid yellow color. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 121

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Goiter Mask, back side. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 121

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Goiter Mask, left side view. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 121

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Goiter Mask, right side view. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 121

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LUTES OF THE HIMALAYAS

COMPOSITION NO 1

LUTES COMPOSITION

Lutes of the Himalayas. Ethnoflorence Archive collection. Coming Soon.

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ETHNOFLORENCE

OLD POSTS SELECTION

FOSCO MARAINI

SEGRETO TIBET

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/2012/02/27/fosco-maraini-segreto-tibet-leonardo-da-vinci-1955/

COLLECTION FOSCO MARAINI

GENERAL LINK

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/category/collection-fosco-maraini/

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Himalayan & Nepalese folk and shaman’s drums. Ethnoflorence Archive collection. Coming Soon.

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OLD HIMALAYAN NEPALESE TERAI POLICHROMY CROWNED MASK

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 – 2018

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MASK OF THE DAY

OLD HIMALAYAN NEPALESE

TERAI POLICHROMY CROWNED MASK

213 2018

Crowned mask Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 213

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Front view of the nepalese mask, traces of polychromy, natural pigments, on wood with natural patina. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 213

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Detail of the white pigment in the mouth area of the nepalese mask. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 213

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Left side of the nepalese mask. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 213

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Right side of the nepalese mask. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 213

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Back side of the nepalese mask. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection no 213

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Ethnoflorence Indian & Himalayan Collection Archive page : 1-100 –

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Work in Progress

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/ethnoflorence-indian-himalayan-collection-archive-1-100-work-in-progress/

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ETHNOFLORENCE

OLD POSTS SELECTION

KERALA FOLKLORE MUSEUM No 1 Mask Collection in India

KERALA MASK MUSEUM

https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/2017/12/18/kerala-folklore-museum-no-1-mask-collection-in-india/

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COMING SOON

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Tibet, Dharmapala polichromy mask, color pigments on burlap and clay. Ethnoflorence Archive Collection Scheda no

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