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Steampunk Mask. Statue. Head. Bust. Detailed.

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    It’s hip. It’s FUN! IT’s STEAMPUNK!   It’s anti-establishment. It is so well crafted of resin that you have to touch it to determine it is not leather. . . . and then you are not really sure. Lots of fun gismos,… Continue reading

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

Rare and Authentic 14th Century Majapahit Empire Hanuman Terracotta Head, East Java near Trowulan

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Detail: Excavated in a cavern in eastern Java, near the once-capitol city of the Majapahit Empire, Trowulan. This particular piece was part of the Van de Hout collection. Maurius van den Hout was an official with the Dutch Indonesian government in the years prior to WW… Continue reading

Museum Quality Ancient Hindu Temple God Surya in Stone, India

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Detail: Surya, the supreme light, is the chief solar deity in Hinduism. In Shaivite theology, Surya is said to be one of the eight forms of Shiva. This head in a beige hard stone (appears to be harder than sandstone) is said to be 600+… Continue reading

Antique Stone Buddha Head Statue, China

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Detail: A stone Buddha head from a larger statue in a South China temple. Acquired by an art dealer who was part of a restoration team in the 1950’s. It was unclear what happened to the remainder of the statue. Circa late-1700’s to early-1800’s. … Continue reading

Dvaravati Buddha Head Statue, Thailand

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Detail: I think this is a stylized version of an 8th Century Dvaravati Buddha. I am a bit confused with the headdress that normally is a double bun. I would like to hear from you about this representation. I do not believe it is the Mathura… Continue reading

Khmer Brass / Bronze Buddha Head Statue, Cambodia

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Detail: From the 14th Century Khmer Kingdom period of Cambodia. This head is well cast and the headdress symbolizes the Khmer style. Circa mid- to late-1900’s. In very good condition. Sorry, this item has been sold. CONTACT US for other similar pieces.

Antique Bronze Maravijaya Buddha Head Statue on Base, Thailand

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Detail: A Maravijaya Buddha in the Sukhothai style from the Siam period of the 14th and 15th Centuries. It looks to have been part of a larger temple statue that was desecrated. Looks like a walnut base. Circa mid- to late- 1800’s or perhaps earlier. Acquired from… Continue reading

Sandstone Buddha Head on Stand, Java Indonesia

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Detail: This reminds me of the Vairocana Buddha that is at the Temple Borobodur in Java. . . . a temple that was built in the 8-9th Centuries. Exceptional detail and serene expression. Mounted on a rather primitive wooden base. Mid- to late-1900’s. Pristine condition.

Bronze Sakyamuni Buddha Head Statue on Pedestal, Thailand

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Detail: A contemporary Sakyamuni Buddha head in the Sukhothai style. Mounted on a bronze base. Circa mid-1900’s. In very good condition.
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