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Antique Pharaoh Mask Figure. Private Collection. Clay. Egypt

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    From a very large collection from an Egyptian family. This mask was made in the 17th Century by Egyptian craftsmen.   Very unusual timeline but after hearing the complete story from my agent in Canada, I do believe this carved mask is a few hundred years old.   Stand not included.

Recent, Large Hand Carved Bud Rosewood and Boxwood Chess Pieces, India

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Detail: This is a newer complete set – 26 pieces – of hand carved chess pieces. The king is a tall 5.75”, the queen is 4.75” and a pawn is 2.375”. The dark pieces are carved from bud rosewood, considered one of the most beautiful woods for… Continue reading

Carved Mahogany Seated Buddha Under Shroud of a Dragon, China

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Detail: This is a stunning Buddha carved from mahogany with the body and head of a dragon forming a shroud of protection over the entire Buddha. Tremendous detail. Circa mid-1900’s. In perfect condition. For the Serious Collector. Sorry, this item has been sold. CONTACT US for other items that have similar characteristics.

Bone Arrow / Spear / Weapon Handcarved from Nimo Tribe, Aria River, Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea

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Detail: This spear / arrow was used to hunt human enemies. It’s head is made of bone. The original owner is a member of the Nimo Tribe located on the Aria River, a tributary of the May River. Specifically used to hunt HUMANS, but not that… Continue reading

Architectural Mandala Window, Nepal

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Detail: This is a miniature replica of the famous Mandala window in Katmandu. It is hand carved by a master craftsman in Nepal. This is a wonderful wall hanging full of history.

Soft Jade Foo Dogs / Lions on Pedestals, Pair from China

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Detail: A male and female pair of foo dogs / lions made of black jade-like (serpentine or omphacite) and white jade-like (nanyang or saussurite). Acquired from a group of craftsman a block away from Tiananmen Square in Beijing. These are hand carved and would make stunning bookends! Very sorry but this gorgeous pair of bookends has sold.
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