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Rare 18th Century Wooden Seated Shan Buddha. Mara Vijaya. Gold Gilt. Burma.

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    A very special and rare find! The Tai-Shan people are believed to have migrated from Yunnan China. The Shan – who call themselves Tai – form one section of the large Tai ethnic group. They span from1315 to 1948.   This particular Buddha is… Continue reading

Yoruba Sango Gelede Helmet Mask, Nigeria Africa

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Found in Yorubaland (southern Nigeria), this helmet mask represents Sango a royal ancestor of the Yoruba (the third king of the Oyo Kingdom). Facial “Pele” markings on the checks. This is probably a ceremonial mask. Carved from one piece of wood, the incrusted patina and distinctive features put this mask… Continue reading

Pair 18th Century Porcelain Gourd Vases, China

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Detail: Quite rare and are marked as Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period. Deep, vibrant colors with dragon and phoenix designs. Stamp signature. Some designs are raised and painted with enamel. Certificate of Authenticity offered by our agent group. Pristine condition. For the Serious Collector.… Continue reading
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