Three (3) Himalayan Masks, carved and painted wood, including male and female ceremonial masks and a Rakshasa mask with gaping mouth. All India or Nepal, late 18th to early 19th century. Provenance: Originally purchased at Sotheby's sale of Indian and Southeast Asian Art, March 26, 1998. Provenance: Estates of Olen Bryant and late Vanderbilt University art professor Thomas Brumbaugh, Clarksville, Tennessee CONDITION: Male ceremonial mask with vertical split and old metal repairs; long vertical split to Nobleman mask. All masks exhibit wear, abrasions, and small losses and shrinkage splits.
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