If it weren't for the red bulging eyes and the pointed fangs, one might observe an innocuous creature in the graceful shape and boisterous colors of this mask. It is in fact a demon whose role varies but rarely diminishes in the drama of life. Salomon Ruiz is a specialist in recreating ancient motifs used within the Moche and Chavin civilizations of pre-Hispanic Peru, to which he often adds his own stylized innovations. He crafts the original piece from clay.
- 0.64 lbs
- 13.5 inches H x 7.8 inches W x 2.4 inches D