ITEM 11934

Nuo Mask of Horned Demon

Minority Areas, South China
Wood
19th-early 20th Century
21 cm/ 8.25 in
$13,500

Nuo is a vehicle for exorcism using theater, with horned devil characters, as depicted here, being driven out of the community thereby sparing it from disease and ensuring blessings from the gods above.

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