Global Art & Artifacts


Richly Carved Spear. Staff.  Wood.  Blackwater River. Shaman.  ESP.  PNG  New Guinea

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  I have seen many spears from this region of New Guinea during my 50 years of collecting but not quite like this one.  The intricate wood carving with its design and detail is quite spectacular.   I believe it is carved from Black Palm.  Black Palm is… Continue reading

Brass Chinese Horoscope / Astrology / Calendar Cobra Statue with Chinese Signs, China

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Detail:  This is a great piece, obviously made for the Year of the Snake (or Sign of the Snake).  That could have been for 1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, etc.  With a origination date near mid-1900’s, it might have been for 1953’s celebration of the Year of… Continue reading

Boxwood Laughing Pig Netsuke, China

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Detail: Netsukes were popular in Japan in the 17th Century.  We have a few of them from China that are hand carved in boxwood and really unique.  Circa late 1900’s.  Very good condition.  Here we have a laughing pig holding a treasure box. I am sorry,… Continue reading

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