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Egyptian Queen Nefertiti Head.  Bust.  Limestone Fragment.  Aswan. Egypt

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    Bust carved into a piece of limestone.  Stunning.    Original pieces from ancient Egypt are almost impossible to acquire at a reasonable price.  And there are the issues of importing, exporting, authentication and language.   With that said, here is an item that is old… Continue reading

Bust / Head Sculpture of Alexander The Great.  Reproduction.  Greece

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    Alexander the Great:  I’ve spent almost a year now researching him, his family, his enemies (who turned allies), his horse, his motivations, his mental state, his death, his art, his monuments and homes… and a lot more.   Complex, intriguing, fascinating . . . with many… Continue reading

Majapahit Kingdom Sandstone Head Fragment.  Estate find.  Bali.

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    A Majapahit Kingdom – one of the last major Hindu empires of the Malay archipelago – in eastern Java from 1293 to around 1500.  The Majapahit society developed a high degree of sophistication in both commerical and artistic activities . . .  yielding a cosmopolitan population… Continue reading

Old Solid Sandstone Parvati. Gauri.  Bust.  Head.  India

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    Parvati is a Hindu goddess of fertility, love, beauty, marriage, children and devotion.  Add to that:  divine strength and power . . .  which seems to sum up what is positive in the world today.   The esotericstuff.com thing to know is that Parvati is… Continue reading

Pre-Columbian Ritual Mask.  Inca.  Peru.  Collectors Estate.  Clay.  Peru

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    Purchased from the estate of Garcia Fernandez Collection in Miami Florida.  Mr.  Fernandez lived in Peru from 1950 to 1980.  This piece was collected in 1968.   Even though there have been repairs made, there are no major pieces missing.  Stand is not included.

Silverback Gorilla Head Sculpture.  Dated and Signed.  England

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    This sculpture is a much smaller version of the massive gorilla head I have on the site now (S-8288).  However, the detail is phenomenal and the realism is matched.   This limited-edition – from their wildlife series – comes out of the Bowbrook Studios in the heart… 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

Terracotta Majapahit Empire 16th Century Naga – Dragon – Head, Eastern Java near Trawulan

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Detail:  Excavated in eastern Java, near the once-capitol city of the Majapahit Empire, Trowulan.  Other examples of Majapahit terracotta can be found in the National Museum in Jakarta,  The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Princess Hof Ceramic Museum in Leeuwarden plus in a superb book titled Majapahit Terracotta… 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

19th Century Mandalay Clay / Stone Head of Buddha, Thailand / Burma

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Detail:  This have been part of my private collection for many years.  Acquired from a long-time art dealer in Denver Colorado.  The evident damage to the chin and nose does not detract from the elegance of this historic piece.  Circa 1850’s to 1880’s.  On a… Continue reading
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