Lot 309: Darmapala mask - protector of the faith

C. 19th Century
Middle Hills, Tamang
H: 10 3/4"
This variant of the classical mask with high brow and stylized third eye, incised linear patterns representing furrows in the brow, the eyes powerful and bulging. The small triangular nose above an open mouth with barred teeth and indications of a beard. Fine old patina of handling and use. On a custom base.

Property of a New York private collector

Price Realized: $100

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