ITEM 12876

Deer Mask

Tibet, Bhutan, India
Wood, pigment
19th / early 20th Century
24 in / 61 cm

$16,500

Ex Pace Gallery, Ex Victor Teicher

This wrathful manifestation of the deer was used in morality dramas of Cham dances found throughout the Himalayas. The deer spirit is a powerful animal totem, the magic of which predates Buddhism in the Himalayas. It morphs from simple and innocent to powerful and dangerous, depending on the purity of a hunter’s soul.

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