Carving - Metal, Wood - Paksi vogelmasker - Bali, Indonesia

Description
Carving - Metal, Wood - Paksi vogelmasker - Bali, Indonesia
mid 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

A rarely offered old, Paksi bird mask from the 40s of the last century. This mask was left at a funeral ceremony in Singaradja and taken by the son, during the repatriation of a Dutch/Indian family to the Netherlands in 1946. See the pictures that display the dazzling character of this mask.

Paksi refers to "birds" and represents a kind of pain, according to the VISNU Purana, " the wise man gets the three types of worldly pain (inseparable-occasional-superhuman) or a mental and physical condition and as such has investigated true wisdom and has obtained a detachment of human objects, the Final Solution ".

Will be sent by registered mail.

Lot details
Object
Carving
Indigenous object name
Paksi vogelmasker
Region/ country
Bali, Indonesia
Material
Metal, Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
22×22×36 cm
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