Hanuman Mukhavata

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Size: 6.5 x 3.75 x 11 inches
Material: Brass
Origin: North Karnataka


This striking brass Hanuman face mask from North Karnataka has a protruding mouth and nose, curving moustache, bulging eyes and forehead tilaka. He wears a necklace and a rimmed and pointed crown. Hanuman is known for his strength, a protector of towns and villages, wrestlers and acrobats. He is also famous for being an exemplary devotee. Mukhavata or facial masks are two-dimensional metal castings of the crowned or turbaned heads of various deities, mostly manifestations of Shiva and Parvati. However, also included in this group are Khandoba, Mallanna, Gauri and Hanuman and their variants who are worshipped under different names.
The size of the mask is 6.5 x 3.75 x 10 inches without the base. With the base, the height is 11 inches.