Ceremonial Jaguar Mask, orange and yellow painted with black zigzags all over his skin. Black painted eyebrows and eyelashes highlight the brown painted eyelids and the green nutshell-made eyes giving the piece an outstanding expression. Notice the moving jaw, prominent carved snout, black nose with red nose-holes; alert positioned ears denote the readiness for the hunt. The backside patina denotes wear. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping.
Age: Approximately carved in the 1960’s.
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: San Andrés Xecúl, Totonicapán
Use: Deer Dance, Palo Volador, Test of the Rope
Technique: hand carved at a Morería
Size: Approximately 8” x 5.5” x 7”