Sunday, June 2, 2013

Mayan Masks - Aztec Life and Death Warrior Mask

AZTEC LIFE AND DEATH WARRIOR MASK...

HE LIFE OF THE AZTEC WARRIORS WAS ONE OF CONSTANT BATTLE, AS A PRIMARY PURPOSE FOR THIS CONTINUAL WARFARE WAS TO TAKE PRISONERS TO BE SACRIFICED TO THE GODS. IN CURRENT CULTURE THE EAGLE WARRIOR IS A REPRESENTATION OF THE AZTEC CULTURE, AND THEREFORE THE MEXICAN TRADITION. THIS PIECE IS TRULY STUNNING IN WORKMANSHIP AND MEANING. SCROLLING CARVED INTO SIDE OF THIS BEAUTIFUL COMPLEXION. THIS PIECE OF WOOD IS EXQUISITE. THE ARTIST HAS CHOSEN TO LEAVE CERTAIN PARTS NUDE TO SHOW OFF THE GRACEFUL SWIRLING IN THE GRAIN A GRACEFUL GRADUATION OF WOOD COLORS ALMOST VELVETY. THE GRAIN ON THIS PIECE OF WOOD IS EXCEPTIONAL. THIS PIECE IS HIGHLY STYLIZED AND SUPER HEAVY. VERY SUBSTANTIAL CONSISTENCY. WEIGHS MUCH MORE THAN ANY THIS SIZE.

TRADITIONALLY MADE TO HANG OVER AN ENTRANCE, THIS PIECE HAS BEEN WIRED TO HANG AND ENJOY IMMEDIATELY. PIECE HAS BEEN FINISHED TO LAST A LIFETIME. LOOKS GREAT ON SHELF AS SHOWN OR HANGING. INCREDIBLE CRAFTSMANSHIP, ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND CARE HAVE BEEN POURED INTO THIS PIECE THAT HAS TAKEN ALMOST 30 DAYS TO CREATE FROM START TO FINISH!

THIS PIECE IS TRADITIONAL IN DESIGN. THIS ONE IS AMAZING.TRULY A CLASSIC SUBJECT,RECOGNIZED THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.. THIS PIECE IS EXTRAORDINARY IN DESIGN. LOCAL WOOD AND TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUE ARE ALL PRESENT IN THIS STUNNING PIECE.

CLICK HERE for more info.


0 comments:

Post a Comment