Central American Masks(72 items)
Welcome to the Central American Mask Collection at NOVICA.
Featured Reviews on Central American Masks
Perfect Addition to my Wall Gallery
This piece added so much color and dimension and makes my Art Gallery wall really stand out! So happy that I purchased this piece!
I ordered an angel carved by Jose Canil Ramos previous time ordering this and I knew what a great job he does! This did not disappoint. Fantastic
This stunning mask greets my visitors.
I put this mask in my foyer next to a vase and palm leaves. It sets the tone for a house full of interesting artifacts. I love the bright colors and interesting designs of this mask. The warrior with the jaguar mask on his head tells a story of strength and courage.
Juan and Carolina Hand-painted rustic wood sculptures
"Carolina is an incredible woman. I'm so fortunate to have her by my side… She helps me in every way and, together, we make a wonderful team."
Juan and Carolina are a responsible and hardworking couple whose art is more than a way to make a living. The techniques and... read more
Popular Central American Masks
Balsa Wood Mask from Costa Rica, "Tropical Forest"
Marcos Rojas carves this breathtaking mask from balsa wood and combines rich hand-painted designs that represent the diversity of the Costa Rican jungle. The mask comes with an agave fiber cord for easy installation and is signed by the artist on the back. Marcos is inspired by the Boruca people's tradition of creating masks for their annual "Dance of the Devils" feast.
Handcrafted Day of the Dead Floral Skeleton Mask, "Flirty Floral Skull"$87.99
By Juan and Carolina, a charming mask celebrates Day of the Dead in Central America. The artisans carve the face from pinewood and paint it by hand with floral motifs. Playful and flirty, this petite and pretty skeleton scares no one.
Maya Archaeology Museum Replica Maya Jade Mask, "Maya Lord of El Naranjo"
His expression is one of wisdom and perhaps sorrow. By Ruben and Gilda Perez, this elegant sculpture is a replica of a mask discovered in El Naranjo, Guatemala. The artisans work in jade and stucco in a painstaking labor that takes some seven days to complete. The museum replica arrives with a brass and pinewood display stand, and can also be displayed on the wall.
Classic Maya Replica Jade Mask from Tikal (Small), "Maya King of Tikal"
Beautifully handcrafted of jade and stucco, this bold sculpture replicates a mask discovered in the ancient Maya city of Tikal. It was found in Tomb 160 and dates from 527 A.D. Such masks were placed in burials to be worn by the spirit of the deceased king in his journey through the underworld. Exquisitely crafted by Ruben and Gilda Perez, the museum replica arrives with a brass and pinewood display stand, and it can also be displayed on the wall.
Woodcarver Arturo Aj Canil of Guatemala To understand immigration, we need to understand the root causes that... read more