16. A Malla head

A Malla head
Nepal, Malla period, circa 1500
Wooden head with traces of polychrome. It was the model for the head of one of the Malla kings. The head of the king was never to be touched so his headdresses were modeled on these heads.
H. 40.1 cm

€ 2.500 - 3.000
Hammer amount