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ESKIMO WHALEBONE MASK    of convex form, carved with a naturalistic face, the mouth, nostrils and eyes pierced; pairs of drilled holes at each side for suspensions.  height 8 in.

Eskimo whalebone mask of convex form, carved with a naturalistic face; nostrils, mouth, and eyes pierced; pairs of drilled holes at each side for suspension, height 8 in.

Africa | Wagoma Babuye Face Mask from DR Congo (Zaire) | Wood and Kaolin | ca. mid 1900s

wagoma-babuye face mask, zaire ~ wood, pigment, pierced for attachment, mid-century

Himalayan Mercantile - Masks from Southern Nepal This is an exceptional old, wooden ritual mask from the people of the lowland areas of southern Nepal. It is hand carved in a heavy wood, and then painted with vivid colors in the traditional style. This Mask is Kali, the wrathful and very revered form of the Mother Goddess.

Himalayan Mercantile - Masks from Southern Nepal This is an exceptional old…

OJOS GRISES:  C. Cavafis in memoriam VUELVE OTRA VEZ: Feliz aniversario Señor Cavafis     En las faldas de la roca de la Acrópolis se hallaba el SANTUARIO DE ASCLEPIO, el ASKLEPEION, templo y sanat…

Eyebrows and inside of the eyelids are traces of red paint.The iris is the drape of brown stone, while his daughter was indicated with dark stone _ National Archaeological Museum of Athens

Vintage African Art Mask - Sukuma People - Tanzania Africa :: Quintessentia

A perfect, delicately carved mask originating in Tanzania Africa, most likely the Sukuma people.

Oceanic Art - Talipoon mask, Yangaru/Boiken, Papua New Guinea -- eyes as windows into what lies behind the face.

Oceanic Art - Talipoon mask, Yangaru/Boiken, Papua New Guinea -- eyes as windows into what lies behind the face.

inuit mask, thungak, spirit that lingers in water and scares people

Tunghak mask (keeper of the herds), Yup'ik, Alaska, Yukon River area

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Shaman’s mask Inuit, Alaska inches, whale bone A nicely carved traditional mask that demonstrates that wonderful style of the Inuit. It was purchased new in Alaska in the and used only for display.

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