Mask - Topeng
Atoni, West Timor
Wood, porcelain chip
circa 18th century
Height: 23 cm / 9 1/4"

Powerful & haunting, and covered with an ancient crusty patina, this mask would have been used during certain ritual occasions and was kept stored in the attic of a traditional 'adat' house.  The piece comes from the collection of Anthony Granucci and was published in "The Art of the Lesser Sundas" , page 95, cat. no. 3.

Price on Request

 

Frank Wiggers
Insulinde Indonesian Arts
Insulinde@aol.com

+1-415-488-0747

Frank Wiggers :: Mask, Timor
Frank Wiggers :: Mask, Timor