Lot 6
 
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KARNATAKA/KERALA
LATE 18TH CENTURY
Bronze
20 in (50.8 cm) high

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY


Banta is a non.speaking spirit, often portrayed as a jester, who accompanies and serves the Jumadi.

Compare with a similar Banta mask from the Collection of Beroze and Michel Sabatier, as seen in Frederic Rond, Bhuta Masks and Ritual Objects of the Spirits, Paris: Espace Durand-Dessert, 2011, p. 58 (illustrated).




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  Lot 6 of 68  

LIVING TRADITIONS: FOLK AND TRIBAL ART
19-20 APRIL 2017

Estimate
$12,500 - 15,625
Rs 8,00,000 - 10,00,000

RESERVE NOT MET













 



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