Vintage Guatemalan Santo Mask: Maximon, San Simon 2f, Mayan Folk Art For Sale
Vintage Mayan Santo Mask: Maximon/San Simon
Subject Matter: Clandestine folk saint 'Maximon' or San Simon; an ambivalent character who is used for many deeds- some better unspoken others typical of daily needs and desires. Venerated in the western highlands of Guatemala.
Size: Approx. 8.5"
Condition/Style: Santo mask that is 'worn' by the life size figure during ceremonies through out the year. A mask from Santiago Atitlan, a rare cut from hard coffee root (natural finish). Smoke patina from smoking and candles. Nails originally in place by healer, not added.
Notes: from a healer in Santiago Atitlan
Shipping: The a mask of this weight is15 USDinternationally from Guatemala in Americas. Please add8 USDfor Europe, Australia and enquire about other locations before offerding. Shipping in the Americas takes approx. 2 weeks to arrive from Guatemala. It will arrive certified mail and show up on USPS.com once it crosses the border.
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Vintage Guatemalan Santo Mask: Maximon, San Simon 2f, Mayan Folk Art : $115