This king looks actually a great deal like the carver who made him. I love his eboulliant expression; he smiles down at me whilst we are eating supper.
This is the demon Raksha mask. In Sri Lanka you see him standing guard over every house. We spent a whole summer in a small village on the coast and we got to know a carver who’d been at his work for decades. We bought many pieces from him, and CONTINUE >