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Rare Nepal Fungus mask, Rai peoples, Middle Hills Nepal

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Lot 0072 Details

Description
A Very rare old Fungus mask created by The Raï people, who are known for making shamanic and house protective masks from the parasitic arboreal mushroom, Fomes fomentarius also known as tinder fungus. Middle Hills, Nepal. The mask measures 7.25 x 5.25 inches. Provenance: - Ex. Joseph Gerena, NYC. 1990.
Condition
fair, weathered
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Rare Nepal Fungus mask, Rai peoples, Middle Hills Nepal

Estimate $500 - $800Aug 15, 2020
Starting Price $50
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