Two funerary masks Java / Indonesia 5th century... - Lot 198 - Digard Auction

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Two funerary masks Java / Indonesia 5th century... - Lot 198 - Digard Auction
Two funerary masks Java / Indonesia 5th century BCE - 2nd century CE Gold leaf Left: nose H. 7 cm. Mouth L. 7.5 cm Right: nose H. 9.5 cm. Mouth L. 5.5 cm According to the current state of knowledge of Javanese funerary art, these rare funerary masks the features of a face to the strictest minimalism, would be typical of tombs characteristic of tombs in the Jember region dating back to the so-called "Pre-Classic" period "This period stretches from the 5th century BC to the second century AD. Bibliographical references: John Miksic, "Old Javanese gold. the Hunter Thompson collection", Yale University Art Gallery, 2011. Pp 87 to 90 Provenance : Right mask: - Galerie Pascassio Mandredi, Paris - Private collection, Paris, acquired from the above on November 20, 2017
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