Antique Nepal *** WONDERFUL SHAMANS DRUM HANDLE ***

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 28, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

ANTIQUE, AUTHENTIC AND USED

SUPERB CARVED *** TRIBAL WOODEN SHAMANS DRUM HANDLE *** TOP - ITEM

from Central or West Nepal.

These fine Drum Handles have been used by the local Tribal Village Shamans of West or Central Nepal during their tantric performances and rites. Most of them show archaic carved local shamanistic symbols.They are more and more hard to find in the antique shops !!!!

This very old and beautiful item consists of hardwood and shows an excellent and detailed carved decoration with four wonderful expressive fierce looking deity faces. The middle section shows a detailed geometric and knot-like carving, the three sided handle shows shamanistic symbols like double snakes and a stylized head of a mythical animal with curved nose .

The wood shows overall a great dark and crusty SOOT PATINA due to high age.

A RECOMMENDED FINE HIMALAYAN TRIBAL SHAMANISTIC ITEM !!!

Condition: excellent condition, no damage, great dark and polished shiny patina, superb signs of longtime use.

Age: late 19th to early 20th century.

Size: Length 34.3 cm.

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