Tribal Art from Nepal

Top 1

The zoomorphic objects, presented below, originate from the Terai. They formed the top of ceremonial sticks.

 

Height: 12 cm    Length: 14 cm

Top 1, View A

Top 1, View A

 

Top 1, View B

Top 1, View B

 

Top 1, View C

Top 1, View C

Tops 2, 3, and 4

Height: 7, 8.5 and 12.5 cm    Length: 12, 13.5 and 18.5 cm

Tops 2, 3, and 4

Tops 2, 3, and 4

 

 

Top 5

Height: 11,5 cm    Length: 14,5 cm

Top 5, View A

Top 5, View A

 

Top 5, View B

Top 5, View B

 

Top 5, View C

Top 5, View C

 

 

Top 6

Height: 10 cm    Length: 13 cm

Top 6, View A

Top 6, View A

 

Top 6, View B

Top 6, View B

 

Top 6, View C

Top 6, View C

Top 7

Height: 7 cm    Length: 13 cm

Top 7, View A

Top 7, View A

 

Top 7, View B

Top 7, View B

 

Top 7, View C

Top 7, View C

 

 

Top 8

Height: 10 cm    Length: 11 cm

Top 8, View A

Top 8, View A

 

Top 8, View B

Top 8, View B

 

Top 8, View C

Top 8, View C

 

 

Top 9

Height: 10,5 cm    Length: 20 cm

Top 9, View A

Top 9, View A

 

Top 9, View B

Top 9, View B

 

Top 9, View C

Top 9, View C

 

Drumsticks, Group 1

Length: 24 cm – 40 cm

Drumsticks, Group 1, View A

Drumsticks, Group 1, View A

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Drumsticks, Group 2

Lenght: 33 cm – 35 cm

Drumsticks, Group 2, View A

Drumsticks, Group 2, View A

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Drumsticks, Group 3

Height: 35 cm – 36 cm

Drumsticks, Group 3, View A

Drumsticks, Group 3, View A

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Dumstick 15

Length: 31 cm

Drumstick 15, View A

Drumstick 15, View A

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Drumstick 16 (Man and Woman)

Length: 35,5 cm

 

Drumstick 16, View A

Drumstick 16, View A

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Lid 1

Height: 12 cm    Diameter: 8 cm

Cover 1, View A

Lid 1, View A

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Lid 2

Height: 7,5 cm    Diameter: 6,5 cm

Cover 2, View A

Lid 2, View A

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Lid 3

Height: 12,5 cm   Diameter 8 cm

Cover 3, View A

Lid 3, View A

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Lid 4

Height: 7 cm   Diameter 3,5 cm

Cover 4, View A

Lid 4, View A

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Lid 5

Height: 13 cm    Diameter: 7 cm

Cover 5, View A

Lid 5, View A

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Lid 6

Height: 13 cm   Diameter: 8,5 cm

Cover 6, View A

Lid 6, View A

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Lid 7

Height: 10 cm   Diameter: 9,5 cm

Cover 7, View A

Lid 7, View A

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Lid 8

Height: 6 cm    Diameter: 5 cm

Cover 8, View A

Lid 8, View A

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Lid 9

Height: 12 cm   Diameter: 9 cm

Lid 9, View A

Lid 9, View A

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Lid 10

Lid 10, View A

Lid 10, View A

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Lid 11

Height: 13,5 cm   Diameter: 10 cm

Lid 11, View A

Lid 11, View A

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Lid 12

Height: 10 cm   Diameter: 7 cm

Lid 12, View A

Lid 12, View A

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Lid 13

Height: 17 cm   Diameter: 6,6 cm

Pregnant Woman

Cover 13, View A

Lid 13, View A

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Lid 14

Height: 11 cm   Diameter: 9,5 cm   Weight: 170 gram

Lid 15, View A

Lid 15, View A

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Lid 15

Height: 6 cm    Weight: 30 gram

Lid 15, View A

Lid 15, View A

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Lid 16

Height: 15 cm    Diameter: 8 cm    Weight: 170 g

Lid 14, View A

Lid 14, View A

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Copper Plate Statue

Height: 60 cm

Copper Plate Statue, View A

Copper Plate Statue, View A

 

Copper Plate Statue, View B

Copper Plate Statue, View B

 

Copper Plate Statue, View C

Copper Plate Statue, View C

 

Copper Plate Statue, Detail a

Copper Plate Statue, Detail a

 

Copper Plate Statue, Detail b

Copper Plate Statue, Detail b

 

Copper Plate Statue, Detail c

Copper Plate Statue, Detail c

 

 

 

 

 

Ghurra 1

Length: 20 cm    Weight: ca. 220 gram

Ghurra 3, View A

Ghurra 1, View A

Ghurra 3, View B

Ghurra 1, View B

 

 

Ghurra 2

Length: 26 cm    Weight: 205 gram

Ghurra 8, View A

Ghurra 2, View A

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Ghurra 3

Length: 24 cm    Weight: ca. 400 gram

Ghurra 10, View A

Ghurra 3, View A

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Ghurra 4

Length: 29,5 cm    Weight: ca. 470 gram

Ghurra 7, View A

Ghurra 4, View A

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Ghurra 5

Length: 36 cm    Weight: ca. 405 gram

Ghurra 5, View A

Ghurra 5, View A

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Ghurra 6

Length: 30 cm    Weight: 290 gram

Ghurra 11, View A

Ghurra 6, View A

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Ghurra 7

Length: 31 cm    Weight: 345 gram

Ghurra 4, View A

Ghurra 7, View A

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Ghurra 8

Length: 32 cm    Weight: ca. 310 gram

Ghurra 1, View A

Ghurra 8, View A

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Ghurra 9

Length: 21 cm    Weight: 200 gram

Ghurra 9, View A

Ghurra 9, View A

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Ghurra 10

Length: 12 cm    Weight: ca. 130 gram

Ghurra 2, View A

Ghurra 10, View A

Ghurra 2, View B

Ghurra 10, View B

 

Ghurra 11

Length: 15 cm    Weight: ca. 100 gram

Ghurra 6, View A

Ghurra 11, View A

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Ghurra 12

Length: 23 cm   Weight: 180 gram

Ghurra 12, View A

Ghurra 12, View A

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Terracotta Statue 1

Height: 11 cm     Length: 16 cm    Weight: 350 gram

Terracotta Statue 1, View A

Terracotta Statue 1, View A

Terracotta Statue 1, View B

Terracotta Statue 1, View B

Terracotta Statue 1, View C

Terracotta Statue 1, View C

 

 

 

Terracotta Statues 2

Height: 8 and 8,5 cm    Length: 13 and 12,5 cm    Weight: 185 and 160 gram

Terracotta Statues 2, View A

Terracotta Statues 2, View A

Terracotta Statues 2, View B

Terracotta Statues 2, View B

 

Terracotta Statue 3

Height: 7,5 cm    Length: 13 cm    Weight: 205 gram

Terracotta Statue 3, View A

Terracotta Statue 3, View A

Terracotta Statue 3, View B

Terracotta Statue 3, View B

 

 

 

 

Terracotta Statue 4

Height: 11,5 cm    Length: 14 cm     Weight: 440 gram

Terracotta Statue 4, View A

Terracotta Statue 4, View A

Terracotta Statue 4, View B

Terracotta Statue 4, View B

Terracotta Statue 4, View C

Terracotta Statue 4, View C

Terracotta Statue 4, View D

Terracotta Statue 4, View D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terracotta Statues 5

Height: 9 and 8 cm    Length: 11 and 12 cm    Weight: 175 and 150 gram

Terracotta Statues 5, View A

Terracotta Statues 5, View A

Terracotta Statues 5, View B

Terracotta Statues 5, View B

Terracotta Statues 5, View C

Terracotta Statues 5, View C

 

 

 

Terracotta Statue 6

Height: 10,5 cm    Length: 14 cm    Weight: 265 gram

Terracotta Statue 6, View A

Terracotta Statue 6, View A

Terracotta Statue 6, View B

Terracotta Statue 6, View B

Terracotta Statue 6, View C

Terracotta Statue 6, View C

 

 

 

Shaman’s Wooden Bracelet 1

Length: 14 cm

Similar shamans’ wooden bracelets from the collection of Jean-Luc Cortes have been published in

Art chamanique nepalais / Nepalese shamanic art. Galerie Le Toit Du Monde, 2007, p. 95.

 

Bracelet 1, View A

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Shaman’s Wooden Bracelet 2

Length: 17 cm

The bracelet seems to have the shape of a flying bat or vampire.

 

Similar shamans’ wooden bracelets from the collection of Jean-Luc Cortes have been published in

Art chamanique nepalais / Nepalese shamanic art. Galerie Le Toit Du Monde, 2007, p. 95.

 

Bracelet 2, View A

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Shaman’s Wooden Bracelet 3

Lenght: 11,5 cm

Bracelet 3, View A

Bracelet 3, View A

Bracelet 3, View B

Bracelet 3, View B

Bracelet 3, View C

Bracelet 3, View C

Bracelet 3, View D

Bracelet 3, View D