Sourced from Kathmandu in Nepal, this highly decorative BUDDHA mask has been hand-carved in a tropical softwood. Finished with a generous dusting of sacred orange and vermillion dust, this carved mask carries the remanants of its proud Nepalese beginnings. This highly decorative Buddha Mask , hand-carved from a single piece of tropical softwood, comes to us via a reliable source.
We can't guarantee the exact age of this Buddha Mask, though it certainly has some age on its side. As a rule of thumb, the export of artefacts over 100 years of age is restricted from Nepal. This probably dates to late 20th century? Buddhas Masks of this type typically grace Nepalese homes, and are either the focal point of daily contemplation or meditation.
Increasingly here in the West, they are employed to bring serenity to an otherwise frenetic pace of life. Wax Nepalese Government authenticity stamp attached to the thread to around the neck.
Please look carefully at the photographs as they form part of the description. Artefact from the Roof of the World.
Follow us in India on Instagram at lacewinginteriors. The item "VINTAGE INDIAN BUDDHA MASK. NEPALESE TIBET HINDU, BUDDHIST DEITY. HAND-CARVED" is in sale since Tuesday, March 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian".
The seller is "lacewing-interiors" and is located in Hampton. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, United States, Japan, Ireland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain.