Q: Just wanted to know about what type of mask it is and just about it in general. It is 26 length 19 width 9 depth cm. Jo, 603
A: This is a demon mask from the Monpa people of Bhutan or Arunachal Pradesh, which is in the Himalayan region.
Masquerade plays an important part in the Buddhism of this area. Masks from the Himalayas are now quite popular with collectors so you might want to consult a specialist as to the age and authenticity. B
Categories: India & Himalayas