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Cast Fragment. Buddha Head.  Face. Clay or Stone Composite. 

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    I found this in an estate sale in Southern California and instantly loved it!   The face, the expression, the texture!   I acquired a simple metal stand that does not distract from this face.  And, it’s included.  

Bronze Cheetah Head on Pedestal. Gorgeous. Spain.

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  This is a casting of a Cheetah head on a marble pedestal, signed by P.J. Mene.  The lost wax method was used and it is detailed and gorgeous.  There is a seal from the European Bronze Society affixed.   A great addition to your collection of African wildlife.

Old African Dance Mask Dan, Ivory Coast Africa

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Detail:  This is a typical Dan mask except for one feature:  the wood is smooth but not polished.  These masks are known for their normal (idealized) human face carvings.  This mask does not have any noticeable scarification.   Circa mid-1900’s.  In very good condition.… Continue reading

Chhepu, Shrine Protector Mask, Nepal

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Chhepu (Chepu) is the brother of Garuda and is known for his bravery.  He has been given a place at the top of many esotericstuff.com shrines as the “protector” from all dangers.  Nagas (snake like dragons) are his esotericstuff.com food… yuk.  This is carved from a single… Continue reading

Clay or Plaster Chinese Face, China

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Detail: This is a plaster or clay figure. It was shaped and painted / stained. It is from my private collection. I secured it from a collector in Washington D.C. in the late 1990’s. It was produced in the late 1940’s or 1950’s. Most likely one of a kind piece.… Continue reading
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