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 the famous “jaguar’s smile” – the look on this great cat’s face just before pouncing!
- Tribe: Brunka (Boruca)
- Artist: Francisco Morales
- Size: 9 1/2″ wide x 19″ tall (24 x 48.25 cm)