A bronze votive altar figure, representing a shaman (Jhankri)
These figures are offered in the shamanic shrine. 23cm.
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”.