Ceremonial Jaguar Mask, maroon and white painted with black circles all over. Black painted eyebrows and eyelashes highlight the green painted nutshell made eyes giving the piece an outstanding expression. Notice the prominent carved nose with red nose-holes; alert positioned white ears denote the readiness for the hunt. The jaw shows large tongue surrounded by teeth and two large tusks. 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 8.5” x 7” x 5”