Asymmetrical bizarre mask from the Island of Borneo.
It is sure made for trade reasons and purchased at the antique art market of Kuching in 1996.
Reference: Borneo - The Dayak in the Francois Coppens Collection. - Musée Départemental de Préhistoire de Solutré 1996, page 38.
Description: Demon masks. Used in ceremonial dances, mostly at festivals hudo' connected with the cultivation of rice. Dim. 30 x 18 cm
- Decorative Asymmetrical Mask
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Kalimantan, Indonesia
- Late 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 320×210×150 mm