A bronze votive altar figure, representing a shaman (Jhankri) playing the drum.
These figures are offered in the shamanic shrine. 20cm.
Jajarkot, West Nepal. 19th / early 20th century.
From the collection of my good friend, the late Jean-Luc Cortes. R.I.P. (Paris / Kathmandu)
Traveler, expert and lover of the primal art of Nepal.
Writer of the great book: “The Primitive Statuary of Western Nepal”.
Please ask for price.