Small devil mask with green lizard


Collection

Win and Janet Carrick Collection


Identifier

CA17


Artist

Juan Orta Castillo


Description

A painted wood carved devil mask with detachable horns and a frog acting as eyebrows and a nose for the mask. The brothers Orta work primarily in wood, usually painting and lacquering the finished masks. They carve fantastic devil and duality masks, which are constantly varied.


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Medium

wood

Width

6.5in

Height

5in

Length

2.5in

Where Made (Region)

Tocuaro, Michoacan

Where Made (Country)

Mexico

Related place

Mexico

Name of Donor

Win and Janet Carrick