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Lot 1676
4th-3rd century BC. A heart-shaped slightly curved ceramic funerary mask with two eye-holes and incised stylised facial details; pierced at the outer edges for attachment. See discussion of ceramics in Mijares, A.S.B. The Archaeology of Peñablanca Cave Sites, Northern Luzon, Philippines in Journal of Austronesian Studies 1(2), December 2005; and Thiel, B. Excavations at Musang Cave, Northeast Luzon, Philippines, in Asian Perspectives Vol. 28, no. 1. 223 grams, 11.3cm (4 1/2"). From the private collection of an Essex lady; formerly the property of a gentleman; acquired on the Asian art market.


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South East Asian Demon Mask

Estimate £80 - £100Feb 28, 2019