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Lord Ganesha Mask

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Unique vintage articulated Indian carnival mask depicting Lord Ganesha the Hindu god and patron of intellectuals, bankers, scribes and authors. The mask is made from pressed and formed card, and brightly decorated in red and gold, with black detailing of the features. The trunk is made from cloth and a small cord is attached to the end, passing through the face & hangs below so that the wearer can move the trunk by pulling the cord. The tusks are made from plastic, but it appears that one has been replaced at some time in the past, so 1 looks like a tusk and the other looks the a pen lid :(  Small holes have been drilled into the face so that the wearer can see where they are going. These masks were only made to be used a small number of times before being thrown away, so it is rare to find one in such good condition.  In fact, we have 2 (see our other listing of Lord Hanuman, a Hindu figure represented as a monkey in the epic Ramayana tale). In excellent condition with only minor marks of wear and use.

Measures: 26cm tall (45cm with trunk) x 36cm wide x 13cm deep

Available to view at our showroom in Chicklade, Wiltshire - by appointment only

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