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Soft Jade Court Attendant Statue, China

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Detail: This is a statue carved in the form of a royal court attendant. The style is from the Tang Dynasty. The caramel color is just gorgeous. The statue is in perfect condition. Circa mid-1900’s… or perhaps earlier. Stand not included.

Tall Elm Wood Lacquered and Carved Cabinet, China

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Detail: Gorgeous hard elm wood with a lacquered finish on top. Elegant carved patterns and floral graphics with many accents in gold. One shelf inside: 24″ x 12″. Cabinet hardware in brass. From the Fujian Province. Circa late-1900’s. Displayed in EsotericStuff… 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.

Old Amber Cylinder Brush Pot / Container, China

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Detail: This was found in an estate sale in a village outside Shanghai. My Agent was told it was carved in the late 1800’s or early 1900’s from amber. Decorated with dragons, flowers and a delicate background motif. There are no chips or gouges.… Continue reading

Wooden Buddha Statue on Stand, Laos / SE Asia

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Detail: A recent statue of a Laotian Buddha with hand raised in the abhaya mudra position. A nice and stately display piece on a wooden stand. Circa late-1900’s. This stunning piece has been sold. Thanks P. C. !!

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

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

Rosewood General Guan Gong / Guan Yu Warrior Statue, China

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Detail: Guan Yu or Guan Gong played a significant role in the civil war that lead to the collapse of the Han Dynasty and the establishment of the Shu Han. Many countries regard him as the God of Wealth or God of Protection but he is mostly known… Continue reading

Handcarved 3-Tier Wood Stand / Display, China

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Hand carved wood 3-position display stand, heavily lacquered. Perfect for Netsukes. Circa late 1900’s. No statues are included with this stand. Sorry, this item as been sold.

Phenomenal Ireng Wood Bali Dragon God Carving. Naga Besukian. Artist Signed. Bali

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Bali, an Indonesian island located between Java and Lombok, is known for its Ireng wood carvings. Ireng is very heavy and very strong. This carving is of the dragon god Naga Besukian residing in a stone representation at the Pura Besakih Temple in Bali. This was hand carved by Ny… Continue reading
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