11/02/2017

NEPALESE DHYANGRO HANDLE WITH A RICH ICONOGRAPHY

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 2017

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no 1011

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Object of the Day

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NEPALESE

DHYANGRO HANDLE

WITH A RICH

ICONOGRAPHY

with approximately 40 iconographic elements

(Dhyangro Handle no 26)

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Front view Section 1

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Frontal view section 1: on the top is carved a figure in namaste posture.

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Frontal view section 1: Interesting and unusual the presence of a peacock carved on the top of the third section of the handle, It dominates the usual representation of a stylized elephant head.

The subject is repeated in two other sections of the blade.

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Frontal view section 1: overview of the section

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 Side A: overview of the side

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Side A: On the top is carved the theme of the eternal struggle between the forces of heaven and earth. The subject is repeated in two other Top side of the blade.

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Side A: overview

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Side A: details

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Side A: Details

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Side A: Knotted snakes. The subject is repeated in two other  sides of the blade.

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Side B: overview of the side

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This iconography is common with side A and side C.

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Shamanistic pharapernalia 

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Shamanistic pharapernalia, detail.

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Side B: Knotted snakes.

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Front view Section 2

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 Frontal view section 2: on the top is carved a figure of shaman in namaste posture. Similar subject in sections 1 and 3.

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Section 2: detail

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Side C: overview of the side

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This iconography is common with side A and side B

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Side C detail

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Side C: detail

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Side C: detail

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Section 3: Front view

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Section 3 top view

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Himalayan Male Twisted Masks

Photo Courtesy of Shiva & Suraj Bhandari

KTM

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Photo Shiva & Suraj Bhandari KTM

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Photo Shiva & Suraj Bhandari KTM

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Photo Shiva & Suraj Bhandari KTM

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10/02/2017

JESTAK Simulacrum of Deity, carved with two horse and ram heads

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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Dhyangro Handle no 26, detail, coming soon

no. 1010

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OBJECT OF THE DAY

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JESTAK

Simulacrum of Deity, carved with

two horse and ram heads

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Photo Ethnoflorence

Kalasha.

Chitral, Pakistan. Coll. P. Graziosi, 1955-60

Florence, Museo Etnologia & Antropologia

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Photo Ethnoflorence

Jestak, simulacro di divinita', intagliato in legno con due teste di cavallo e di ariete.

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Dhyangro Handle no 26, detail, coming soon

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MASK OF THE DAY

SHIVA SHURAJ BHANDARI.jpg

Photo Courtesy of

Shiva & Suraj

Bhandari

KTM

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Dhyangro Handle no 4. Detail.

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08/02/2017

SAN FRANCISCO TRIBAL & TEXTILE ART 2017 Fort Mason

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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Dhyangro Handle no 26, detail, coming soon

no. 1009

SAN FRANCISCO

TRIBAL & TEXTILE ART

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2017

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FORT MASON CENTER, FESTIVAL PAVILION

2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123

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2017 GALA OPENING: Thursday, February 9th. Gala ticket proceeds benefit the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco

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 2017 SHOW DATES:

Friday, February 10th, 11am-7pm
 Saturday, February 11th, 11am-7pm
 Sunday, February 12th, 11am-5pm

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MASK OF THE DAY

OLD SOUTHERN NEPALESE TERAI CROWNED MASK

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Photo Ethnoflorence

(Mask no. 89)

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Photo Ethnoflorence

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Dhyangro Handle no 26, detail, coming soon

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