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Rare Chinese Art in Three-Dimensional Colour. 3D.  Four volumes.  180 ViewMaster Color Reels.  Printed Description.  Limited Edition. Projectors.

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    This set was scheduled for a limited edition printing of 1000 copies by The Gruber Foundation, 1969. However, since William B. Gruber – who financed this project – died before it was completed, only 300 sets were published.  So, this is one of those 300 editions.  … Continue reading

Face Mask. Yaure. Ivory Coast. Africa

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  For you serious collectors of the Yaure, you know that it is sometimes difficult to identify them due to the fact that identification varies from village to village and clan to clan.  But there is one thing that reesotericstuff.coms constant:  the face.  In the words of… Continue reading

Oceanic Art. Anthony Meyer. Boxed Set Reference Books. Collectors Edition. New.

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  An astonishing wealth of little-known art of Melanesia, Polynesia and Micronesia is showcased in this revelatory survey, stunningly illustrated with some 800 lavish color plates. Meyer, an American-born art dealer and Paris-based gallery owner, has unearthed South Pacific island treasures including a monumental wood sculpture representing the primordial couple,… Continue reading

Very Old Khmer Empire Bronze Buddha Head / Statue, Cambodia / Thailand

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A serene Buddha head that was damaged – most likely – during a Burmese raid into Thailand.  I purchased this from an Asian collector / gallery in New Zealand.  The Khmer Empire (esotericstuff.comly Cambodia today) flourished during the 9th through 13th Centuries.  Then it fell into the… Continue reading

Primitive & Old Brass Dokra / Dhokra Elephant Statue, East India

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Detail:  Dokra / Dhokra is a tribal Indian handicraft.  Thought to be the oldest form of metal casting (lost wax process).  What makes these pieces so popular is a “varied designs” issue and because of its primitive simplicity.  Elephants were always the most popular for these… Continue reading

Hand Carved Male Spirit Figure, Keram River, Papua New Guinea

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Detail:  This is a representation of the sacred cockatoo bird man from Papua New Guinea.  Hand carved.   Museum quality and in very good condition.  Circa mid-1900s.   From an antiquities dealer / collector in Noosa Head Australia.  Stunning!  For the Serious Collector.… 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

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

Primitive and Old Brass Dokra / Dhokra Woman / Animal Statue, East India

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Detail:  Dokra / Dhokra is a tribal Indian handicraft.  Thought to be the oldest form of metal casting (lost wax process).  What makes these pieces so popular is a “varied designs” issue and because of its primitive simplicity.  Images of ritual deities were popular with these… Continue reading

Large King Ramses II Stone Statue Sculpture. 19th Dynasty Ruler. Upper Egypt.  Luxor.

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  Ramesses II, reigning from 1279 – 1212 B.C., was the third pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt. Despite a difficult start to his rule, he used diplomacy, a massive building program and endless propaganda to become the greatest pharaoh of the New Kingdom (Ancient Egypt’s Golden Age).  … Continue reading
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