Lot 2120. Great Garuda Mask

Starting price:€ 2 500
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
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ID 19159
Lot 2120Great Garuda Mask
Nepal/Tibet. 19. Century

bronze metal with gold plating and pigments. With flaming Haaaren and a skull as an ornament between the bull's horns. Eyebrows and whiskers are also designed to be flame-like.

Garuda is widespread in the whole Asian region and is venerated in the Hindu, like the Buddhist context. Masks of this type are hung as a protection in residential houses, palaces and temples. Height 42cm. Condition A/B.

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