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AN OLD DEMON CLAY MASK
Lot 30 - AK0621

Himalayan region, presumably Tibet or Nepal, 19th century or earlier. Lively depiction made from dark-grey clay, molded in the form of a small head of a demon with bulging eyes, wide, protruding nose and a wide smile that reveals his fangs.'

Condition: Good condition with some expected, age-related wear.
Provenance: The collection of The Zelnik István Southeast Asian Gold Museum. Institutional art collection in Belgium, acquired from the above. Dr. István Zelnik, President of the Hungarian South and Southeast Asian Research Institute, is a former high-ranking Hungarian diplomat who spent several decades in Southeast Asia, building the largest known private collection of Asian art in Europe.

Weight: 17.8 g
Dimensions: 3.3 cm

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