Astro West Fine Minerals
Bhairava Funerary Festival Mask
This beautifully patina'd Nepalese Bhairava funerary festival mask depicts Bhairava – a manifestation of the Hindu god Shiva – and sports red paint and other material that it picked up during use in ceremony. This piece is handmade copper epousse (hammer-worked metal) and dates back to the early 18th-19th century. It is considered protective and is in unusually excellent condition.
Dimensions: 7-1/2”L x 3-3/4”W x 11-7/8”H , Weight: 4 lb.