Lot 49: 19th Century Nepalese Bronze Head of Bhairava Incense Mask Museum Quality
November 30, 2016
Sunrise, FL, USALive Auction
Description: Antique Bhairava incense mask from Nepal. Crafted of cast bronze with inlaid glass jewels. Depicts an angry vengeful form of Shiva with snakes for earrings and wearing a faceted crown. Good antique condition with age appropriate wear. Older repair noted to bottom, repainted gilt areas. Measures 5" x 11 1/2" x 10". Bequest from John Bass to the Bass Museum of Art collection. In house USA domestic shipping $85 plus insurance.