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MASK OF ASIA 280x150mm ONE PAIR Topeng Wall Art Decoration Face Statue Painting
Price: USD 230.00
Shipping Price: USD 40.00
Stock Balance: 1 PC
Posted: 18th Oct 15 Updated: 20th Oct 15
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Borneoartifact item number: MS 0120
A pair of beautiful Iban Elders mask / Topeng.
Circa 1980, middle age & in mint condition.
Height: 28x15 & 26x15 cm / 11x5.9 & 10.2x5.9 inches
Thickness: 5 cm / 2 inches each
Weight: 0.6 kg / 1.3 lb
After packing: 1.5 kg / 3.3 lb
Masks in this region in Borneo are mainly used for harvest festival, fertility rites, soul catching and death ceremonies and spiritual dances.
Soul catching mask are always unearthly, harvest festival mask being colorful, demon dance mask look sinister and demonic, their trademark features bearing facial expressions such as protruding eyes-jagged teeth-demonic fangs-tongue jutting out-wrinkled forehead..etc
COLORS are which provides the masks its identities, white as base color and black to emphasize the features, red is always used to denote a demonic character.
I will ship via Registered Mail, 14 working days worldwide, insured.