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Rare Salampasu / Basalampasu Warrior Mask. Mukinka. Kasai River. Congo DNC / Angola

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    There are about 60,000 Salampasu people who live east of the Kasai River (bordering the DRC and Angola). History reveals that they are viewed with terror by adjacent tribes (e.g. Chokwe and Lunda). The Salampasu are governed by territorial leaders who, in turn, supervise village chiefs.… 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

Bronze Hindu Goddess Durga on Dawon, India

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Detail: As a goddess, Durga’s feminine power contains the energies of the gods. She holds – in her many arms – weapons from various gods. Durga was created as a warrior goddess to fight demons (namely Mahisha). She rides on her Dawon (lion or tiger). … Continue reading

Antique Bronze Oni Warrior Statue, Japan

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Detail: Oni are creatures from Japanese folklore. Depictions vary but they are commonly represented as creatures with long hair, fangs and two horns but with a humanoid body and red tiger-skin loincloths. Some villages hold yearly ceremonies to drive away oni. On the other hand, some… Continue reading

Very Old Antique Carved Wooden Warrior Statue, China

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Detail: This is a “Warrior Fortune God” that was meant to bring good fortune to the rural population in China. Normally found in village temples, this was one of two types of fortune gods. The other is a scholar. This particular statue is from the Shanxi Province… Continue reading

Maasai Masai Spear, Kenya Africa

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Detail: Seven feet in length, this spear comes from a Maasai tribe in Kenya. Hand created by a young Maasai warrior for his rights-of-passage into adulthood. Acquired from a tribesman back in the early 1970’s by our Capetown agent, it was shipped to me in the late 1990’s.   This item was SOLD. Thank you, T.D.

17th Century Lady Warrior, China

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Detail: From the Fujian Province in China. An operatic statue in red, green and blue lacquers with gold leaf designs. In our Tingjiang collector’s family for 4 generations. For the Serious Collector.

19th Century Bronze Warrior, Asia

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Superb details in an older bronze. Perfect condition. Spear fits in right hand. Secured from an LA collector who claims the age is from the early 1800s. Perhaps Japanese. This is a museum quality piece. For the Serious Collector.
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