BORNEO MASK OLD ASIAN ARTIFACT Topeng Wood Wall Decoration Face Facial Statue

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MS 0119

An old authentic Iban Elders mask / Topeng. Wood. Circa 1970, mint.

Origin: Sarawak, Borneo

Height x width: 25 x 15 cm / 9.8 x 5.9 inches
Thickness: 6 cm / 2.4 inches

Weight: 0.35 kg / 0.77 lb
After packing: 0.8 kg / 1.7 lb

Masks in this region in Borneo are mainly used for harvest festival, fertility rites, soul catching and death ceremonies and spiritual dances.

Soul catching mask are always unearthly, harvest festival mask being colorful, demon dance mask look sinister and demonic, their trademark features bearing facial expressions such as protruding eyes-jagged teeth-demonic fangs-tongue jutting out-wrinkled forehead..etc

COLORS are which provides the masks its identities, white as base color and black to emphasize the features, red is always used to denote a demonic character.

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Item Details

Reference #:
MS0119
Quantity
1
Category
Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
Department
Collectibles
Year
1970
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Excellent condition, damage free.
Material