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PILICHAMUNDI

KARNATAKA/KERALA
19TH CENTURY
Bronze
14.25 in (36.6 cm) wide

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

Banta is a non.speaking spirit, often portrayed as a jester, who accompanies and serves the Jumadi.

For a similar mask of Pilichamundi, refer to Johannes Beltz ed., Wenn Masken Tanzen: Rituelles Theater und Bronzekunst aus Sudwestindien, Zurich: Museum Rietberg, 2009, fig.24 (illustrated)







  Lot 7 of 68  

LIVING TRADITIONS: FOLK AND TRIBAL ART
19-20 APRIL 2017

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