Asian Tribal Art - Mask, Arunachal Pradesh, India

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Arunachal Pradesh, Eastern Himalayas, India
Wood, glass beads
10 inches high by 7 inches wide by 4 inches deep (25.4 by 17.8  by 10 cm)
18th-19th century
Ex Mort Golub collection

A mask from the Monpa/Sherdukpen people of Arunachal Pradesh, which is thought to be a monk or one of the sons of Apapek. It is featured on the cover of a large book by Peter van Ham titled Arunachal: Peoples, Arts and Adornments in India’s Eastern Himalayas and also on page 95. The beautiful 12 by 9 inch, 236-page book is included with purchase.


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