03/03/2017

THE MASK AND ITS DOUBLE no 1

ETHNOFLORENCE

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FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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the mask and its reflection.

 Mask no 96

no 1019

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THE MASK AND ITS DOUBLE

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Mask no 200  back side.

Photo Ethnoflorence

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02/03/2017

Large Rajbahnsi Terai Crowned mask (Mask no 164)

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FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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no 1018

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MASK OF THE DAY

RAJBANSI CROWNED MASK

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Large Rajbahnsi Terai Crowned mask

(Mask no 164)

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LE RAMAYANA RACONTE' PAR LES MASQUES 

RAJBANCHI

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Collection Alain Rouvere

General link of the Exhibition

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01/03/2017

TIBETAN border Line with CHINA GRIMANCHE OLD MASK

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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Crowned mask no 84. Detail. 

no 1016

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MASK OF THE DAY

TIBETAN border Line with CHINA

GRIMANCHE

OLD

MASK

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Mask no 246.

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GHURRAS OF NEPAL

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Shiva & Suraj Bhandari Collection KTM

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BRUCE FRANK

PRIMITIVE ART

PARIS TRIBAL ART

APRIL 5-8 2017

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28/02/2017

RAJBANCHI SNOW LION MASK

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FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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Cubist Magar mask. Detail. Mask no 247 

no 1014

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MASK OF THE DAY

RAJBANCHI SNOW LION MASK

(mask no 255)

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North Eastern Middle Hills mask. Mask no 248

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GHURRAS 

OF NEPAL

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Ghurras. Nepal. Shiva & Suraj Bhandari Collection

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27/02/2017

Old nepalese figure

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FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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Bridge watcher, West Nepal. H 16.5 inches W 5.5 inches

Photo courtesy of Shiva & Suraj Bhandari KTM

 

no 1012

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OBJECT OF THE DAY

NEPALESE FIGURE

(no. 4)

detail

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Nepalese Figure no 4

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Nepalese figure no 4.Detail

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SAN FRANCISCO  

TRIBAL & TEXTILE ART SHOW

2017

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LOUIS NIERIJNCK

COLLECTION

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Photo credit

LOUIS NIERIJNCK

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11/02/2017

NEPALESE DHYANGRO HANDLE WITH A RICH ICONOGRAPHY

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FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 2017

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no 1011

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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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08/02/2017

SAN FRANCISCO TRIBAL & TEXTILE ART 2017 Fort Mason

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Dhyangro Handle no 26, detail, coming soon

no. 1009

SAN FRANCISCO

TRIBAL & TEXTILE ART

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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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Dhyangro Handle no 26, detail, coming soon

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07/12/2016

Indigenous knowledge and skills: The making of Clay Masks in Kathmandu Valley

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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Mask no 231

2008 2016

no. 1002

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Indigenous knowledge and skills:

The making of Clay Masks in Kathmandu Valley


Masks blend the mysticism, drama and beliefs of cultures. The making of Clay Masks has evolved into a craft with values of ritual, tradition and even market as seen in Kathmandu. 


Length: 19.29 minute

A production of UNESCO in association with Institute of Television Films and The Performing Arts.(c) UNESCO, 2005

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COUPLE OF HIMACHAL PRADESH MASKS

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Paris, PDM 2009

Chefs-d'oeuvre de L' Himachal Pradesh, 28 et 29 cm, bois, collection Willy Mestach, Bruxelles

(provenance galerie J.Pecci)

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This pair is from Sirmor region of former Himachal Pradesh , local name is MADIYALA for male mask,for female mask MADIYALI. performing in the marriages to a kind of teaching about fertility(sex),unique thing is female breast on the mask, nose ring and very special eyes not made horizontal like male mask.
Age : +/- 100 years

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26/11/2016

Himalayan Nepalese Gurung tribal male mask

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FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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Annapurna, Bhraka (3360 m), Photo BENOIT DENIAUD

2008 2016

no. 1000

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LARGE ANCIENT

GURUNG MASK

H: 30cm (11.8in)
W: 23cm (9.1in)
D: 20cm (7.9in)

(Mask no. 251)

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Frontal view Photo Ethnoflorence

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Left Side view Photo Ethnoflorence

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Left Side View detail Photo Ethnoflorence

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Back side view Photo Ethnoflorence

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Back Side detail view Photo Ethnoflorence

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CORRELATED POSTS

Gurung Village Festival in which is documented the use of a dark mask during the celebrations.

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click the link below

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Magar Mask (Mask no 247)

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WEB EXHIBITION

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Enzo Mordacci

and

the Tribal Arts of the Himalayas

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(Photo Ethnoflorence)

2015's Web Exhibition

curated by 

Ethnoflorence & Andrea Mordacci

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VISIT THE PAGE CLICKING THE LINK BELOW

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The Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology of Florence

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re-opens to the public the room dedicated to the peoples of the Hindu Kush.

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At the center of the exhibition is the equestrian statue called "gandau", celebrating the illustrious ancestors, an expression of the culture of the Kalasha valleys of Chitral, Pakistan.

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(Mask no 184)

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09/11/2016

Large, ancient Bon po (?) mask with a wrathful expression.

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008-2016

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no. 997

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Large, ancient (16'/40 cm) male mask with a wrathful expression, crown, knot on the head.

Humla area. 

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The nepalese custom red wax seal( in the back of the mask) is dated 2026 (1969) .

One of the first (non classic ) masks that came out from Nepal.

(Mask no 243)

 

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AN INTERDISCIPLINARY POINT OF VIEW AFRICAN TRIBAL ARTS AND MORE

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An old India sarinda published in African Negro Sculpture

photographed by

Charles Sheeeler

with a preface of

Marius de Zayas.

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The objects illustrated were selected from an exhibition held at the Modern Gallery, New York, Jan. 26-Feb. 9, 1918; "Of this book 22 copies were printed." Thanks to Galerie Ozart (France)

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