07/11/2014

FINE SCULPTURE FROM THREE CONTINENTS AFRICA, ASIA & AUSTRALIA New York Pace Primitive

ETHNOFLORENCE

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PACE PRIMITIVE

GALLERY

NEW YORK

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FINE SCULPTURE

FROM THREE CONTINENTS

AFRICA, ASIA & AUSTRALIA

NOVEMBER 7- DECEMBER 12, 2014

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MASK OF THE DAY

Muria jester called the "Nakta" wearing a mask at the Chherta festival. The mask is made for a gourd, with nose of beeswax, teeth of gourd-seeds and a turban of red cloth.

 

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Photo Elwin Verrier

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BRUCE FRANK PRIMITIVE ART 2014 MATA NEW YORK

ETHNOFLORENCE

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MATA

MADISON ANCIENT AND TRIBAL ART

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BRUCE FRANK PRIMITIVE ART

NOVEMBER 8-11 2014

ARADER GALLERIES

1016 MADISON AVENUE

NEW YORK CITY NY

11075

 

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MASK OF THE DAY

Mask used by the Murias in the Chherta and Pus Kolang dances. It is carved from "trewia mudiflora" wood; the teeth and eyes are of bell-metal; the head and chin are covered with bear's hair. The nostrils are hollow and the ears are pierced for ornaments Height : 32cm. Berma, Kondagaon Tashil, Bastar.

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Photo Elwin Verrier

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