Mask, Ramakien Theater (Khon) (1) - Papier Mache - Thailand - Second half 20th century

Description
Mask, Ramakien Theater (Khon) (1) - Papier Mache - Thailand - Second half 20th century
Very good condition, see description - 35×30×25 cm

Ongkot (Monkey King from the Ramakien epic) - Mask from the second half of the 20th century

Papier-mâché, hand-crafted
An elegant and highly detailed item displaying impeccable craftsmanship - Very characteristic of its era

It came directly from Thailand through a German dealer in art and antiquities, and has been in my possession since 2017
A piece like this seldom appears on Catawiki

Reference work - CLONTZ, Jack M., 2014, KHON Masks Thailand’s Heritage, MOCA Bangkok

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Mask, Ramakien Theater (Khon)
Technique
Handpainted
Material
Papier Mache
Period
Second half 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
Thailand
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
35×30×25 cm
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