Shaman mask from the Rai people living in the plains south-west of Nepal. This type of mask is used for shaman-specific enchantment rituals, but are also part of Himalayan prophylactic traditions.
The expression is primitive and threatening.
Hard wood with a greasy patina from wear.
- Shamanic mask
- Mid 20th century
- Region/ Country of origin
- Good condition, see description
- 22×16×3 cm