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"Tibetan Bodhisattva Mask" - by Mark Obryan
Category: Other Collection: Masks
Style: Regional Stylized Medium: Artists Sculpting Medium
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Beautiful, very refined, serene Tibetan Bodhisattva mask. These masks are typically made in Buddhist monasteries in the Himalayan region. They are used during monastery festivals for Cham ceremonial dance dramas. A Bodhisattva is a being who has achieved Nirvana (supreme wisdom in Buddhist religion) but chooses to remain among suffering humanity in order to help them alleviate their misery and achieve wisdom.
I sculpted this mask by hand, made meticulous refinements to it, then I carefully hand-painted the mask. It is set with a crystal cabochon and pearls. Small turquoise beads were also utilized. Mask size: 11 3/4 in. wide. To learn more about my method for making masks please read my Artist Biography. This mask is available for purchase. Contact me for more details.
Apr 19 2018 - 7:12 PM EDT   By: Scott Cutler
Excellent piece!
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