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Marble Falcon of Horus.  Hand Carved.  Statue.  Figure.  Nile Valley, Aswan, Egypt

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    The Falcon of Horus – wearing the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt – is an image of divine kingship. The king was associated with the sky god as the “Living Horus,” and he was thought to represent the rule of the gods on earth. Horus is… Continue reading

Antique Tin-Glazed Faience Canopic Jars. Clay.  Stone. Set of four.  Egypt

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    Canopic jars were used by the ancient Egyptians during the mummification process.  Internal soft organs of the deceased to be mummified were stored in these jars . . .  away from the body.  Lungs were stored in a jar representing Horus’s son, Hapi (baboon); the… Continue reading

Pair Imari Porcelain Tea Caddies / Jars, Japan

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Detail:  These are Japanese.  Rare with this quality.  The designs are elegant and rich.  Ducks, monkeys and intricate designs are the motif. Gold leaf / paint, everywhere.  Signature on bottom. Hand painted.  Circa early 20th Century.  With lid. This pair of Tea Caddies… Continue reading
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