It’s Good to be King
A more recent exploration of the Brunka mask making tradition, Brunka carvers use the balsa wood mask as a canvas on which to depict local flora and fauna. In this imposing composition, the artist has created a striking study of their venerated resident jaguar depicting the spirit of this feline and his local fellow rainforest habitat animals with the look on this great cat’s face just before pouncing!
- Tribe: Brunka (Boruca)
- Artist: Melvin Gonzalez R.
- Size: 9″ wide x 18″ tall (23 x 46 cm)