Sri Lankan Naga Raksha Mask

Sri Lankan Naga Raksha Mask

£40.00

1 in stock

This carving represents another of 120 Sri Lankan traditional mask designs. These traditional masks are carved from light Balsa  which is smoke dried for a week.  This versions is the Naga Raksha (Cobra demon) mask of the ‘Raksha Kolama’ (demon dance), one of three main categories. It has a ferocious face with bulging, popping & staring eyes, a carnivorous tongue lolling out of a wide mouth armed to the hilt with set of fanged teeth, all topped by a set of cobra hoods.

The making of these  masks is a dying art. Now you have the perfect opportunity to purchase a truly unique item to display in your home, providing a combination of modern craftmanship and ancient artistry transformed into a magnificent piece of Wall art.

  • light weight
  • Hand carved,
  • hand painted
  • one of a kind
  • Size 48 x 47 x 18 cm

Traditional – fairly traded – ethically sourced – hand crafted.

Any variations or imperfections are the results of the hand carving and painting process, these ensure your purchase is unique.

 

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