Figure (1) - Wood - Protective figure - Nepal - First half 20th century

Description
Figure (1) - Wood - Protective figure - Nepal - First half 20th century
Good condition, see description - 59×13×14 cm

Wooden shamanistic sculpture by the Chettri people from Nepal, depicting a guardian figure.

Statues like these were placed at the entrance of the villages and houses to protect the inhabitants against evil spirits.

(Jajarkot, Western Nepal)

Weight = 2.6 kg

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Figure
Material
Wood
Period
First half 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
Nepal
Theme/ depiction
Protective figure
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
59×13×14 cm
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