African carved wood and polychrome Mask attributed to the Punu tribe. Elaborate coiffure and white face are typical of these masks that were used dancing on stilts representing ancestor spirits from the afterworld. This piece shows it has been handled a lot and we do not know whether it was used in dance rituals. A fine example for the collector of African art. Approx 10.5 " T x 7 " W x 6" deep Weight about 2 lbs
Seemingly surprised a watchful personage bares its teeth. Horns crown the circular mask and intricate geometric patterns surround it. Depicted in hand-carved sese wood a minor spirit masks young men dancers from the Baoule tribe of Cote d'Ivoire. Victor Yao Delanyo recreates a design used in the Goli spirit dance as men of junior rank dance before their seniors.
Carved by hand from native sese wood this handsome mask is an original design by Awudu Saaed. The bearded personage is crowned by a stylized bird. Enhanced with embossed brass and aluminum the mask features applications of copper wire. The artisan names it Joo Dance Mask in the Ga language.
With impressive horns and a mischievous smile a little red bull is ready for his role in Guatemala's traditional folk dance. By Vilma Leticia Chile it is used in the Dance of the little Bull which dates to the 17th century. Some 38 performers participate and the dance lasts for ten hours over ten consecutive days. The mask is carved and painted by hand and the horns can be removed.
WELCOME TO MYSTIKA!Update: I will be out of town from 12/3/14 until 12/18/14. If you are purchasing for Christmas please do so before I leave other wise all orders will be shipped when I return. Some tiki masks I will have shipped out for me while Im away so message me if you would like to know which ones. Thank you, Dan Up for purchase is one hand made Bali dance mask. This is hand carved from albesia wood. These masks can be worn but run a little small on the hat size. Picture number 3 shows
Crafting these masks makes me think of my grandfather who was very active in the community and organized these dances for the village recalls Vilma Leticia Chile. She is referring to the Danza del torito or Little Bull Dance which dates back to the 17th century. The dance tells the dramas in a hacienda making reference to Guatemala's mixture of cultures. Performed during 10 days when dancers are not allowed to remove their masks the main characters are a bull and a monkey who follows the bull around to make
Hand Wood Carving Korean Hahoe Mask in Window Frame Yangban Hahoe masks have been used in Hahoe Tal Chum (Hahoe Mask Dance Drama), one of Korea's most traditional folk plays featuring various allegorical characters, such as Yangan (an arrogant aristocrat), Sonbi (a pedantic scholar), Bune (a flirtatious young woman), Chung (a depraved Buddist monk), Imae (a foolish servant), Baekjung (a coarse butcher), Halmi (an old widow) and more. Hahoe Tal Chum has been performed as a village ritual in Andong area of
From Guatemala's Deer Dance these masks personify two of the main characters a deer and a tiger. They dance together as a couple to celebrate that the hunter survived his encounter with a rabid deer. They also celebrate he did not kill all animals. Vilma Leticia Chile enjoys preserving the Guatemalan traditions she learned from her grandfather. She carves and paints the cedar wood masks by hand with expressive detail. They hang from cotton twine cords.
The Guacamayo (Macaw) Dance is one of the oldest of Maya traditional dances confides Vilma Leticia Chile. This pocomchi dance tells the story of a Maya prince who got lost in the forest and the Lord of Mountains sent him some nahuales or spirits to guide him. They appeared as macaws who protected him from the evil witches who wanted to harm him. The opossum represents the forest animals and is the first one to make an appearance when the dance is being performed. Chile carves and paints the cedar wood masks
From Guatemala's Deer Dance these masks personify two of the characters who carry the hunter at the end of the dance the lion and the dog. They dance and sing together as a couple to celebrate that the hunter survived his encounter with a rabid deer. They also celebrate he did not kill all animals. Vilma Leticia Chile enjoys preserving the Guatemalan traditions she learned from her grandfather. She carves and paints the cedar wood masks by hand with expressive detail. They hang from cotton twine cords.
A smiling deer with silver horns wears mirrored ornaments for a Guatemalan folk dance. By Vilma Leticia Chile this mask is used in the Dance of the Deer which celebrates a successful hunt. The music is performed by a marimba. The mask is carved and painted by hand and the horns can be removed for shipping.
A large dance mask from the Bobo-Fyng people in Upper Volta River region formerly known as Mali and now known as Burkina Faso. This Bobo mask is the type known as 'helmet' masks, that are worn on the top of the head with raffia ( long grass strands) attached through holes drilled around the perimeter of the base. The raffia hides the dancer. It is worn during harvest celebrations. Carved of a fairly light weight wood, so that it can be worn comfortably for hours of dancing. Probably made in the 1950's or
"The florid headdress in this mask distinguishes the personification of a Janger dancer. Performed in Bali since the 1920's, the Janger was considered a ""dance craze"" performed by groups of 12 men and 12 women. The dance begins with everybody sitting down, and as the women sway from side to side, the men perform aggressive movements while chanting kecak. Eventually they all stand up to dance in couples. Nyoman Naranata celebrates the legendary dance with a vivid mask that is hand-carved from hibiscus
This is the mask of a God-like figure in Hindu Bali Raksasa It is used in Bali for Gamelan and Ramayana Dance 11 x 11" for this Medium size (THIS LISTING, RED OR WHITE),, XLarge size is 20x15" (RED OR WHITE $150) and small size is 8.5x8" (BLACK OR BROWN $35) WE HAVE TWO (2) COLORS and THREE (3) Sizes AVAILABLE< PLEASE INQUIRE BEFORE YOUR PURCHASE AS TO AVAILABILITY otherwise, we cannot promise a specific motif This is an attractively painted wood carving / relief with hands and gargoyle-like face popping
"Elegant textures adorn this horned mask by Salihu Ibrahim. With its simplified line and stylized features, it represents a minor spirit. Such masks are worn by the junior rank of male dancers among the Baule people of Côte d'Ivoire. Ibrahim names the hand-carved piece Kple Kple, or ""Youthful Spirit."""
The Dance of the Matachine and the Dance of Tres Potentia both use Diablo masks. This mask was made in Guerrero, in the 1940's or 50's. Part of the finish has weathered from the left side of this highly sculptural mask, leaving a beautifully crazed surface. Carved from medium weight blond wood, possibly poplar. 13 & 1/2" x 8" x 4". weight 4 & 1/2 lbs.
The Kpalongo mask of the Ga people is destined to be worn by the younger generations. Literally meaning invitation the kpalongo dance is rich in theatrical expressions for it offers a range of comedic and playful interpretations. Robert Nortey faithfully recreates the mask with the stylizations of this Ghanaian community. He carves the mask from sese wood and decorates it with hand-painted motifs.
SOLD Black Balinese Wood Face Mask 61" Item #2i3 This wood mask is a one of a kind mask, hand carved & hand painted by the artists of Indonesia. This is a Bali mask from Indonesia. It is made to be hung on the wall as decoration and not worn in tribal ceremonial dances. It differs from the related dotted and stripped masks from the Lombok region by the distinctive symmetrical wavy pattern of both the upper and lower lips. It is carved on a single wood, preferably albesia, sanded endlessly then given a
This unique wood mask comes from Indonesian Borneo. It features distinctive wood hand carving which looks like a tribal face tattoo. Tribal masks are used for harvest festival, fertility rites, soul catching and death ceremonies and spiritual dances. We love collecting masks - they add undeniable drama and mystery to any room. This piece comes with a custom stand for display. DETAILS Construction Materials: Carved Wood Country of Origin: Borneo, Indonesia Dimensions: 8"H x 6"W Stand: 5"x3" Model Number:
SOLD Blue Balinese Tribal Wood Mask 61" Item #2i2 This wood mask is a one of a kind mask, hand carved & hand painted by the artists of Indonesia. This is a Bali mask from Indonesia. It is made to be hung on the wall as decoration and not worn in tribal ceremonial dances. It differs from the related dotted and stripped masks from the Lombok region by the distinctive symmetrical wavy pattern of both the upper and lower lips. It is carved on a single wood, preferably albesia, sanded endlessly then given a
This exquisitely hand-carved mask by Komang Agus depicts a female Janger dancer. Unlike most traditional Balinese dances the Janger allows both men and women to dance together. During the dance twelve men move aggressively while twelve women sing and sway from side to side.
By Jeff DuFlon this elegant memory game for adults combines his love for woodworking and photography. Each game piece is shaped from parota wood and an original photograph is laminated to the wood. This game set depicts hand carved masks used during folk dances and celebrations as well as wooden images of saints. The 50 game pieces and their handmade box are stored in a bag crafted of recycled fabric from backstrap looms the handwoven skirts favored by the Maya women of the region. Motifs and colors of
1 of 1; Authentic Outstanding original mask sculptured from a solid block of western red alderwood. Seahawks blue and white painting with native 12th man and salmon designed custom abalone inlay; dimensions 24x14x10 inches; bottom jaw came from another block of wood hinged to custom fit beak. This 12th man mask is a wearable traditional dance mask designed and engineered with balance. It was inspired by the earliest 1800s rare transformation mask pictured. "Native artists take pride in the fact that the
This spectacular mask by Ketut Sarwa portrays Rangda, queen of the Leyaks from the legendary Barong dance. She represents all evil, and is therefore defeated in the end as is the custom in Balinese legends. Sarwa carves the hairy pule wood mask by hand and decorates it with admirable golden artistry, including a long leather tongue with glistening mirrors and red velvet on the underside.
Guatemalan Monkey Dance Mask MK025 Description Monkey Mask is carved from a single piece of wood. This mask is worn in Mayan festivals where traditional dances are performed. There are around thirty different dances performed in the Maya pueblos of Guatemala. Some of the dances such as the Baile de Venado [deer dance] have their roots in the pre-conquest Maya culture. The monkey mask is worn in the deer dance . Chichicastenango , Guatemala 8 1/2" T x 6" W Related Products...
Chiwara, Male, Bambara People, Mali CM02 Description Attached to a cap, a Chiwara headdress from the Bambara people of Mali is performed during planting and harvesting rituals that honor agriculture. This male Chiwara has long carved horns mimicking those of an antelope. It would have been danced with a female counterpart. Made of wood, this piece is attached to a metal base and measures 22" long X 3" wide X 12" high.
Abdul Karim Star carves this detailed replica of the Snake Mask worn by the Baribari people of Nigeria. According to custom it is worn at dances to bring good luck and prosperity. It is also said to foster fertility for it's believed that a woman will conceive on the night she wears and dances with the mask on. Star decorates the sese wood mask with white clay and embossed aluminum plates.
Guatemalan Dancing Horse Mask Click the button below to add the Guatemalan Dancing Horse Mask to your wish list. Product Description "My grandfather instilled in me a passion for Guatemala's traditional dances. I designed this horse mask inspired by the Deer Dance, where the horse is one of the characters in this much celebrated performance," confides Vilma Leticia Chile. She carves and paints the pinewood mask by hand with colorful and expressive detail. The masks features pita rope for hanging . Features
Mask SKU: 01 0003 GU Weight: 0 lbs 15 ozs Hand carved mask from Guatemala. Price: $62 .50 $125 .00 Product Details Conquistador . Hand carved wood dance mask from the highland region of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Size: 8”wide x 10 ¾”high x 5 ½”depth. CONDITION: Normal surface wear