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Huge and Rare Yombe Nkisi / Nkondi Three – Faced Statue. Vili / Loango Tribe. DRC / Congo. Africa

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  During the 13th Century, the Kongo people began their expansion into Gabon, Zaire and Angola. One of the original tribes was called the Vili that now stretches across the coasts of Gabon and parts of the old Zaire.   Nail fetishes (aka Nkondi) are created to carry a… Continue reading

Authentic K’iche Mayan Wooden Dance Mask. Conquistador. Spaniard. Ceremonial. Guatemala.

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The ceremony or dance associated with this mask is the Baile de la Conquista. The theme is a re-enactment of the 1524 invasion lead by Spanish Conquistador Don Pedro de Alvarado against the recruited Tecun Uman, one of the last rulers of the K’iche Maya people. The mask has… Continue reading

Very Rare and Old Tibetan Bronze Hanging Temple Incense Burner / Censer, Tibet

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Authentic. Heavy and old pot censer with great detail. From the Drigung Thil Monastery, Lhasa. For the Serious Collector.

Stunning Copper / Turquoise / Coral Pot / Container. Alms. Tibet

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This is just gorgeous! Inlaid with turquoise, coral and metal designs, you will have difficulty finding this anywhere. Even designs on the bottom are detailed and quite elegant. Circa early- to mid-1900s. NOT Chinese made. For the Serious Collector.

Hand Carved Bakota Fertility / Lucky Mask, Gabon Africa

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Beautifully hand carved from Gabon’s Bakota tribe. Many of these masks are made to enhance fertility and/or add luck with hunting and other ventures. Circa late-1900’s. Pristine condition. Stand not included.

Authentic Spear / Blowpipe / Blowgun. Rare. Orang Asli. Taman Negara. Malaysia

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Detail: An old and impossible-to-find artifact. From the Orang Asli tribe in the Taman Negara, one of the oldest rainforests in the world. Most likely early 1900’s. Hole on the blow end has been sealed with a wax or resin. The other end – near the spearhead – is open.… Continue reading

Bronze Tang-style Horse. Gold Gilt. Engravings. China

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Bronze composition with gold gilt. Gorgeous engravings on its neck, front shoulder and hind quarters (dragon and phoenix). There is another horse listed that is quite similar (see Item S-0203). There is a slight variation in stance and head tilt.

Phenomenal Ireng Wood Bali Dragon God Carving. Naga Besukian. Artist Signed. Bali

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Bali, an Indonesian island located between Java and Lombok, is known for its Ireng wood carvings. Ireng is very heavy and very strong. This carving is of the dragon god Naga Besukian residing in a stone representation at the Pura Besakih Temple in Bali. This was hand carved by Ny… Continue reading

Old Investment Quality Jadeite Ram. Stand. China

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Detail: Very old carved ram with a foo dog lid and mahogany base. This is high quality hard jade. I bought this from a New Orleans family who possessed it for over 4 generations. I believe it is at least 100+ years old. Perfect condition. I love the veins of… Continue reading

Exceptionally Detailed Robed Dehua Porcelain Statue, China

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Elegant and graceful statue. Great detail especially on the adornment beads, hands, face and headgear.
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