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Barbed Arrow / Spear / Weapon, Handcarved from the Nimo Tribe, Arian River, Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea

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Detail: This spear / arrow was used to hunt human enemies . . . enemies who might have stolen livestock or crops from another. Used infrequently but ONLY for the purpose of killing a person. The head of the arrow is about 14” long and an inch… Continue reading

Large Spun Bamboo Bowl / Container, Indonesia

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Detail: Hand crafted container. Spun bamboo and stained with black lacquer for longevity. Twelve-sided. Spire on lid. Very good condition. Circa mid- to late-1900’s.

Blowgun / Blowpipe Quiver & Darts, Malaysia

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Detail: From the Orang Asli tribe most likely in the Taman Negara, one of the oldest rainforests in the world. Hand carved from old bamboo. Dome top with carved stem. Darts are recent. Rare in this condition. Circa early 1900’s. For the Serious Collector. See Spear / Blowpipe / Blowgun Item: W-4945.

Blowgun / Blowpipe Quiver & Darts, Malaysia

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Detail: From the Orang Asli tribe most likely in the Taman Negara, one of the oldest rainforests in the world. Hand carved from old bamboo. Flat top with dragon stem. Darts are recent. Rare in this condition. Circa early 1900’s. For the Serious Collector. See Spear / Blowpipe / Blowgun… Continue reading

Pair, Square Famille Verte Porcelain Jars, China

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Detail: Peacocks, coy fish, bamboo, flowers, foo dogs / lions on handles and top. Hand signed on bottom, not stamped. From a private family outside Beijing. Circa early- to mid-1900’s. Lids.   This beautiful pair of jars have SOLD. Thanks M.K.!
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