Primitive Ceremonial Puma Mask, black painted with white details. Magnificent carved teeth highlight this ferocious feline. White painted eyes decorated with large eyebrows in the black background give the piece an outstanding expression. Notice the prominent black carved snout highlighted with white nose-holes that denote the strength of the jaguar. 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: Samayac, Suchitepéquez
Use: Deer Dance, Palo Volador, Test of the Rope
Technique: Hand carved at a Morería
Size: Approximately 5” x 7” x 8”