Lot 297: Mask depicting a young monk

C. 19th Century
Possibly Mompa or Sherdupken from Arunachal Pradesh.
H: 9 3/8"
Used in traditional Yak dances, the mask with high raised brow with short close-cropped hair-line, simple eyes and gentle smiling mouth The variegated surface with areas of flaking. Fine old patina. On a custom base.

Property of a New York private collector


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