Ceremonial Jaguar Mask, yellow painted with black dots all over. A prominent carved nose highlights the ferocious feline. Lower and upper carved powerful tusks frame a big red painted snout that gives the jaguar a stunning look. Black vivid plastic eyes and a mane confer the piece an outstanding expression. 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 Cristobal, Totonicapán
Use: Deer Dance, Palo Volador, Test of the Rope
Technique: hand carved at a Morería
Size: Approximately 7.5” x 7.5” x 4”