Mahakala masks – metal and wood

17th century, Tibet, Mahakala, gilt copper repoussé and pigment

17th century, Tibet, Mahakala, gilt copper repoussé and pigment.

Mahakala with three bulging eyes, thick eyebrows, protruded fangs and raised flaming hair instead of a skull crown.

Late 19th century, Tibet, Mahakala, painted wood.

Late 19th century, Tibet, Mahakala, painted wood.

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