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Snake / Cobra / Viper / Serpent. Taxidermy: Spitting Cobra, Jakarta Indonesia

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Detail:  YIKES!!   Where did this come from?? Java Indonesia.  It is probably a guy thing.  And, it is NOT in Lucite.  It is NOT behind glass.  It is NOT alive . . .  now.  This is excellent taxidermy of a magnificent… Continue reading

Brass Chinese Horoscope / Astrology / Calendar Cobra Statue with Chinese Signs, China

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Detail:  This is a great piece, obviously made for the Year of the Snake (or Sign of the Snake).  That could have been for 1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, etc.  With a origination date near mid-1900’s, it might have been for 1953’s celebration of the Year of… Continue reading

Carved Cobra / Coin Box, Asia

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Detail:  A rare item.  Could be carved from hard clay or stone.  Purchased from a Seattle private collector who claims it was carved in the late 1940s.  Signature.
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