Lot 8
 
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KARNATAKA/KERALA
19TH CENTURY
Bronze
22 in (56.1 cm) wide

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY


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

For another mask of Jumadi or Jarandaye, refer to Johannes Beltz ed., Wenn Masken Tanzen: Rituelles Theater und Bronzekunst aus Sudwestindien, Zurich: Museum Rietberg, 2009, fig.5 (illustrated)




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  Lot 8 of 68  

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

Estimate
$5,470 - 7,035
Rs 3,50,000 - 4,50,000

RESERVE NOT MET













 



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