Gorgeous grey, red and black painted bull mask with white details decorated with red and grey painted real bull horns. The licking tongue in his snout show the animal’s fury. The red painted forehead and eyes are highlighted with low relieve details. Notice the two carved-in holes in the forehead that enable the dancer to see. A lovely leather ear decorates this beautiful mask. Different layers of paint and patina on the back denote use. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping.
Age: Approximately carved in the 1940’s.
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: San Cristobal, Totonicapán
Materials: Wood and real bull horns
Use: Bull Dance
Technique: hand carved at a Morería
Size: Approximately 10” x 12” x 9” (horns included)