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Old and Rare 18th Century Alabaster Chinese Warrior / Guardian Temple Statue / Head, China

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This is indeed a special Warrior / Guardian Head. It is a typical image used at the entrances of Chinese temple compounds. Well carved with a fierce expression and detailed features. Alabaster stone. On a museum mount. Certainly one of a kind and in perfect… Continue reading

Old Mandarin Ivory Wise Man, China

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Detail: In this case, the “Mandarin Ivory” is an alabaster composite. A vintage figurine of a wise bishop-looking man holding a book and scroll. Pristine condition. Age unknown but most likely 1950’s.

Alabaster Burmese Disciple Statue, Burma

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A recently excavated 18th Century Shan period disciple sitting on a wire/wood base. These statues are commonly found along the walls of temples. This is an authentic piece and very rare. . . . especially in this perfect condition. Charcoal or chalk were… Continue reading
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