Old Ceremonial Jaguar Mask, dark brown painted with white dots all over. Upper and lower carved teeth highlight this ferocious feline; they denote the animal\'s anger. Black sharp glass eyes, white eyebrows, high-relieve carved nose, and ears give the piece an outstanding expression. The backside of the mask has a thick layer of glue, “Cola Blanca” used to reinforce it. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping.
Age: Approximately carved in the 1940’s.
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: San Cristobal, Totonicapán
Use: Deer Dance, Palo Volador, Test of the Rope
Technique: hand carved at a Morería
Size: Approximately 5” x 8” x 10”