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M515
[M515]
$750.00

I was very fortunate in 2008 to be offered a small yet significant number of genuinely old Timorese Masks. Handcarved near the village of SoE in the central highlands of West Timor, this deeply convex mask stands on it own. This incredible mask has seen and heard many things in it estimated 50 - 70 years (probably older).

The timber is so aged that I am unable to identify it unless i chip it. The timber is very dense and heavy.

37cm tall x 28cm wide x 18cm deep.

14.5" tall x 11" wide x 7" deep.

3800g/8lb6.11oz.

Timor masks are traditionally used in 2 ways; those with paddle handles are created to hide a persons identity in times of hunger when it is acceptable to hide behind your mask and sneak over to your neighbours house and take food. Like wise your neighbour will be doing the same. Masks with the scarier or 'ugly' faces are also carved to place inside the doorway of the hut and those visitors with bad intent are physically unable to cross the threshold. Handcarved using the simplest of tools from wood, bone, coral and coconut.

US/Canada/Middle East=$94.15aud Airmail or $61.10aud Seamail.

France/UK/Spain/Rest of World=$120.00aud Airmail or $61.10aud Seamail.

Asia/Pacific=$73.50aud  Airmail; /  New Zealand=$58.50 Airmail;

Australia=$15- to $25- depending on where you are.

You are welcome to combine shipping. Insurance or registered additional. Freight prices subject to change

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