Mask

Mask

Property from a Private Collection, California

Mask, Middle Hills, Nepal

The reverse with the remains of a red wax customs seal

 

Details

  • Title : Mask
  • Classification : Cultural Objects
  • Dimension : Height: 13 3/4 in (34.9 cm)
  • Accession No : LOT 102
  • Country/ Geo-location : Nepal
  • Museum : Sotheby’s
  • Status : LOT 102 FOR SALE IN AUCTION
  • Estimate : 8,000 - 12,000 USD
  • Provenance : James Willis, San Francisco, acquired by 1990 ;;;Private Collection, California, acquired from the above in 1994
  • Condition Report : Very good condition overall for an object of this age and type. Minor marks, nicks, chips, scratches, and abrasions in places. Age crack on the reverse at the top edge of the head. Exceptionally fine, glossy, worn, aged patina. Crusty remains around where hair is attached. Has stand.
  • Exhibited : The Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, temporary loan, 1990-1991;;; The Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, temporary loan, 1995