Lot 17
 
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PANJURLI    

KARNATAKA/KERALA
CIRCA 19TH CENTURY
Bronze
9.75 in (24.8 cm) high

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY


In the Bhuta and Theyyam traditions, Panjurli masks were made to invoke the spirit of the boar. Panjurli is believed to inhabit the forests.

For a similar Panjurli mask, refer to the exhibition catalogue by Frederic Rond, Bhuta: Masques & Objets Rituels Des Esprits Karnataka, Inde Du Sud, Paris: Espace Durand-Dessert, 2011, p. 31 (illustrated)




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  Lot 17 of 64  

LIVING TRADITIONS: FOLK AND TRIBAL
11-12 APRIL 2018

Estimate
$1,095 - 1,410
Rs 70,000 - 90,000

Winning Bid
$1,080
Rs 69,120
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)










 



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