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Chiswick Auctions Live Webcast Auction 21 Jan 2020 11:00 GMT

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A SET OF EIGHT 1930'S FRENCH HANDPAINTED AND CARVED WOOD PUPPETS FOR 'LE GUIGNOL DES ENFANTS'

Lot 1

A SET OF EIGHT 1930'S FRENCH HANDPAINTED AND CARVED WOOD PUPPETS FOR 'LE GUIGNOL DES ENFANTS' of various characters dressed in various different...

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A 19TH CENTURY FUNGUS BRACKET

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A 19TH CENTURY FUNGUS BRACKETthe fungus still attached to a piece of wood, now mounted on a shaped stained wood display board,the backboard 53cm w...

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A 19TH CENTURY TAVERN DART BOARD

Lot 3

FOLK ART: A 19TH CENTURY TAVERN DART BOARD the wooden backboard with arched top and tray at the base to catch the darts, the circular board with ...

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A SET OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY BRONZE MEASURES FOR THE COUNTY OF CHESTER, DATE 1901

Lot 4

A SET OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY BRONZE MEASURES FOR THE COUNTY OF CHESTER, DATE 1901the six ringed cylindrical measures inscribed 'County of Chester A...

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A 19TH CENTURY BRONZE IMPERIAL GALLON MEASURE FOR THE COUNTY OF CHESTER

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A 19TH CENTURY BRONZE IMPERIAL GALLON MEASURE FOR THE COUNTY OF CHESTERof ringed cylindrical form with a pair of lobed handles, inscribed 'RUNCORN...

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A 19TH CENTURY BRONZE MODEL OF A LIZARD, POSSIBLY A LIFE-CAST

Lot 6

A 19TH CENTURY BRONZE MODEL OF A LIZARD, POSSIBLY A LIFE-CASTraised on a rectangular black marble plinth,16.5cm wide

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A SMALL EARLY 20TH CENTURY FRENCH GILT METAL SINGING BIRD IN CAGE AUTOMATON

Lot 7

A SMALL EARLY 20TH CENTURY FRENCH GILT METAL SINGING BIRD IN CAGE AUTOMATONof typical form with domed cage over circular base, fitted with a movem...

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A 20TH CENTURY ENGLISH BRASS SHIP'S TELEGRAPH WITH ENGINE ORDER BY CHADBURNS, LIVERPOOL AND LONDON

Lot 8

A 20TH CENTURY ENGLISH BRASS SHIP'S TELEGRAPH WITH ENGINE ORDER BY CHADBURNS, LIVERPOOL AND LONDONthe signed faceplates on both sides with command...

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TWO GOTHIC STYLE SLATE AND BONE DIORAMAS

Lot 9

TWO GOTHIC STYLE SLATE AND BONE DIORAMASthe first in a rectangular display case with ebonised frame, the back of the case formed from black slate ...

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A RARE SELECTION OF BONES FROM THE EXTINCT MOA BIRD, EX-MUSEUM

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A RARE SELECTION OF BONES FROM THE EXTINCT MOA BIRD, EX-MUSEUMthe five fragments contained within the original stained wood museum display box, th...

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WITHDRAWN!

Lot 11

WITHDRAWN (Country house post box)

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THE SKELETON OF A RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK

Lot 12

THE SKELETON OF A RHODESIAN RIDGEBACKtoying with a Buffalo bone48cm high x 103cm tall 

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A 19TH CENTURY AFRICAN WITCH DOCTOR STAFF (FETISH) FORMED FROM MONKEY REMAINS

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A 19TH CENTURY AFRICAN WITCH DOCTOR STAFF (FETISH) FORMED FROM MONKEY REMAINSthe monkey skull bound with string, the staff formed of various ribs ...

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY NORTH EUROPEAN TERRACOTTA MEMENTO MORI

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY NORTH EUROPEAN TERRACOTTA MEMENTO MORI depicting a human skull resting on a bone above a book, with a serpent beside and a r...

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TWO EARLY 20TH CENTURY ENGLISH STAINED WOOD COLLECTOR’S CABINETS DISPLAYING A LARGE COLLECTION OF IN

Lot 14

TWO EARLY 20TH CENTURY ENGLISH STAINED WOOD COLLECTOR’S CABINETS DISPLAYING A LARGE COLLECTION OF INSECTSthe larger cabinet with a pair of glazed ...

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AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE LATE 19TH CENTURY MINERAL SPAR SHADOW BOX, PROBABLY CUMBRIAN, CIRCA 1890

Lot 15

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE LATE 19TH CENTURY MINERAL SPAR SHADOW BOX, PROBABLY CUMBRIAN, CIRCA 1890in a silvered wood and glazed display case of arched...

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WOOLLY MAMMOTH (MAMMUTHUS PRIMIGENIUS), A MOLAR LOWER JAW

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WOOLLY MAMMOTH (MAMMUTHUS PRIMIGENIUS), A MOLAR LOWER JAW

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WOOLLY MAMMOTH (MAMMUTHUS PRIMIGENIUS), A MOLAR UPPER JAW

Lot 17

WOOLLY MAMMOTH (MAMMUTHUS PRIMIGENIUS), A MOLAR UPPER JAW

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AN ELEPHANT BIRD EGG, MADAGASCAR, PRE 17TH CENTURY

Lot 18

AN ELEPHANT BIRD EGG, MADAGASCAR, PRE 17TH CENTURYan egg of Aepyornis maximus, filled cracks, on a fabric covered circular stand,the egg 20cm diam...

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TREEN: A 19TH CENTURY CONTINENTAL (POSSIBLY SCANDINAVIAN) DRINKING VESSEL IN THE FORM OF AN ARMADILL

Lot 19

TREEN: A 19TH CENTURY CONTINENTAL (POSSIBLY SCANDINAVIAN) DRINKING VESSEL IN THE FORM OF AN ARMADILLOthe head and tail functioning as handles, the...

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A LARGE AMMONITE FOSSIL

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A LARGE AMMONITE FOSSIL likely to have originated from Morocco, of typical form, 38.1cm wide, 33cm high. Footnotes: Ammonites are extinct molluscs...

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TAXIDERMY: A COLLECTION OF NINE LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY EX-MUSEUM WET / PICKLED SPECIMENS IN

Lot 20

TAXIDERMY: A COLLECTION OF NINE LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY EX-MUSEUM WET / PICKLED SPECIMENS IN GLASS JARScomprising: Whiptail Lizard (Ameiva ...

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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY COLLECTOR'S CABINET, CIRCA 1810

Lot 21

A GEORGE III MAHOGANY COLLECTOR'S CABINET, CIRCA 1810the upper section with astragal glazed doors enclosing three shelves, the base with cupboard ...

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AN 18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER TIBETAN GILT BRONZE HAND OF BUDDHA

Lot 22

AN 18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER TIBETAN GILT COPPER HAND OF BUDDHA27cm long 

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AN EARLY BRONZE MORTAR, LATER ENGRAVED 'MAIRI R.Y.S'

Lot 23

AN EARLY BRONZE MORTAR, LATER ENGRAVED  'MAIRI R.Y.S'of typical tapering cylindrical form cast in relief with a vase of flowers and a man on horse...

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A 1930'S JAPANESE PURSE FORMED FROM A CANE TOAD

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A 1930'S JAPANESE PURSE FORMED FROM A CANE TOADwith bronze clasp modelled as three birds, the flap opening to reveal a mirror fitted to the inside...

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A 19TH CENTURY BRONZE HAND BELL FROM THE 1837 ELECTION INSCRIBED 'CONSERVATIVE 1837'

Lot 25

A 19TH CENTURY BRONZE HAND BELL FROM THE 1837 ELECTION INSCRIBED 'CONSERVATIVE 1837'with turned wood handle, the bell with ringed decoration and a...

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TAXIDERMY: FIVE EX-MUSEUM WET / PICKLED SPECIMENS IN GLASS JARS, MOSTLY 1930'S

Lot 26

TAXIDERMY: FIVE EX-MUSEUM WET / PICKLED SPECIMENS IN GLASS JARS, MOSTLY 1930'Scomprising: Lifecycle of the Snail*, labelled for Dr Schluter & Dr M...

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY SCOTTISH BRASS AND SILVER PLATED HORSE'S HOOF SNUFF MULL

Lot 27

A LATE 19TH CENTURY SCOTTISH BRASS AND SILVER PLATED HORSE'S HOOF SNUFF MULLthe domed lid surmounted by a model of a rose, 11cm high 

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY CARVED AND STAINED WOOD LAY FIGURE OR ARTIST'S MANNEQUIN

Lot 28

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY CARVED AND STAINED WOOD LAY FIGURE OR ARTIST'S MANNEQUINwith articulated joints and fully carved face,83cm high

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A CARVED AND PAINTED FIGURE OF MARY MAGDALENE 19TH CENTURY

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A 17TH / 18TH CENTURY CARVED AND PAINTED FIGURE OF MARY MAGDALENE, POSSIBLY NEAPOLITAN the standing figure with finely carved and painted open mou...

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ATTRIBUTED TO CATERINA DE JULIANIS (ITALIAN, 1670-1742): ST JEROME IN THE WILDERNESS

Lot 30

ATTRIBUTED TO CATERINA DE JULIANIS (ITALIAN, 1670-1742): AN EARLY 18TH CENTURY WAX, SILK AND PAINT DEVOTIONAL DIORAMA DEPICTING ST JEROME IN THE W...

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A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY ITALIAN GILTWOOD AND COPPER FIGURES OF SAINTS

Lot 31

A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY ITALIAN GILTWOOD AND CORAL FIGURES OF SAINTSthe standing figures holding coral staffs and raised on ebonised, cylindrical p...

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A FINE 1930'S JAPANESE LIFE-SIZE ANATOMICAL MODEL TORSO OF THE FEMALE FIGURE PRODUCED IN 1934 BY THE

Lot 32

A FINE 1930'S JAPANESE LIFE-SIZE ANATOMICAL MODEL TORSO OF THE FEMALE FIGURE PRODUCED IN 1934 BY THE SHIMADZU CORPORATION, KYOTO, JAPANthe exterio...

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A 19TH CENTURY CARVED WOOD AND POLYCHROME DECORATED FIGURE OF CHRIST SCOURGED

Lot 33

A 19TH CENTURY CARVED WOOD AND POLYCHROME DECORATED FIGURE OF CHRIST SCOURGEDprobably Spanish Colonial, the standing figure with articulated arms,...

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A LARGE EARLY 20TH CENTURY MAHOGANY APPRENTICE'S ARCHITECTURAL MODEL OF A SPIRAL STAIRCASE

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A LARGE EARLY 20TH CENTURY MAHOGANY APPRENTICE'S ARCHITECTURAL MODEL OF A SPIRAL STAIRCASE with a spiral composed of steps with turned finial supp...

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A VERY LARGE PAIR OF LATE 19TH CENTURY FLOOR STANDING OAK OBELISKS

Lot 35

A VERY LARGE PAIR OF LATE 19TH CENTURY FLOOR STANDING OAK OBELISKSthe fluted sectional sides carved with tiled shapes, over void arches and raised...

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A RARE SELECTION OF BONES FROM THE EXTINCT MOA BIRD, EX-MUSEUM

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A RARE SELECTION OF BONES FROM THE EXTINCT MOA BIRD, EX-MUSEUMcomprising: a skull, lacking beak and front part (Moa skulls are thin and rarely sur...

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY BOXED ALPHABET SET / TEACHING AIDE

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY BOXED ALPHABET SET / TEACHING AIDEthe rectangular stained wood box with hinged lid opening to various sections from A - Z, fi ...

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A POLISHED COCO DE MER NUT (LODOICEA MALDIVICA)

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A POLISHED COCO DE MER NUT (LODOICEA MALDIVICA)20cm long

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A LARGE EARLY 20TH CENTURY GEORGIAN STYLE DOLLS TOWNHOUSE

Lot 39

A LARGE EARLY 20TH CENTURY GEORGIAN STYLE DOLLS TOWNHOUSEOf red brick and stone facade, double door frontage opening to comprise seven rooms, scra...

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VINTAGE 1940S RANGER TINPLATE WIND UP POOL TABLE AND PLAYERS

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A VINTAGE 1940's RANGER TINPLATE WIND UP POOL TABLE AND TWO PLAYERS16 cm high35 cm wide

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A 20TH CENTURY DIORAMA OF CUTTY SARK

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A 20TH CENTURY DIORAMA OF CUTTY SARKFramed and glazed, hand painted background22 x 29 cmtogether with other items to include eye balls Salvador Da...

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A 19/20TH CENTURY STONEWARE MONEY BOX IN THE FORM OF A COTTAGE

Lot 42

A 19/20TH CENTURY STONEWARE MONEY BOX IN THE FORM OF A COTTAGE together with a pair of early cast and brass moneyboxes in the form of bank facades...

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EARLY GERMAN PAPIER MACHER SPRING LOADED FIGURE DEPICTING OLIVER HARDY

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An EARLY GERMAN PAPIER MACHER SPRING LOADED FIGURE DEPICTING OLIVER HARDYheight: 23 cm

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A CAST IRON MONEY BOX, THE TAMANNY MECHANICAL BANK, J. & E. STEVENS CO

Lot 45

A CAST IRON MONEY BOX, THE TAMANNY MECHANICAL BANK, J. & E. STEVENS CO DESIGNED BY JOHN D. HALL AND PATENTED ON 23 DECEMBER 1873 the figure is bas...

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A RARE BRUCE PEEBLES AND CO LIMITED ENGENEERS EDINBURGH, DESK CALENDAR

Lot 47

A RARE BRUCE PEEBLES AND CO LIMITED ENGINEERS EDINBURGH, DESK CALENDARc. early 20th century, in the form of an electric generator20 cm high, 16 cm...

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A TIN PLATE CLOCKWORK ROBOT BY KO JAPAN

Lot 48

A TIN PLATE CLOCKWORK ROBOT BY KO JAPAN together with four further mid-20th century tin plate and plastic robots (5)17 cm high 

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AN EARLY 20th CENTURY CLOCKWORK MUSICAL JOLLY CHIMP PLAYNG THE CYMBALS

Lot 49

AN EARLY 20th CENTURY CLOCKWORK MUSICAL JOLLY CHIMP PLAYNG THE CYMBALS TOGETHER WITH THREE OTHERS including an early German tin plate clockwork vi...

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DEAN'S RAG BOOK WALT DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE, 1930S, REG. ON NECK 750611

Lot 50

DEAN'S RAG BOOK WALT DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE, 1930S, REG. ON NECK 75061117 cm heigh

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ARMAND HENRION (BELGIAN 1875-1958)

Lot 50A

ARMAND HENRION (BELGIAN 1875-1958)A Pierrot smoking Signed (lower right)Oil on panel23 x 17cm

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A RARE C.1850 LARGE STEPHEN GREEN POTTERY LAMBETH STONEWARE JUG DEPICTING A BUST OF NAPOLEON BONA

Lot 51

A RARE C.1850's LARGE STEPHEN GREEN POTTERY LAMBETH STONEWARE JUG DEPICTING A BUST OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE22 cm high, 24cm wide (A/F)

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GINO D'ACHILLE (ITALIAN 1935-2017)

Lot 51A

GINO D'ACHILLE (ITALIAN 1935-2017)Corgi, Lovers Living, Lovers Dead, c.1970Initialled (lower left)Oil on board37 x 22 cmGino D'ACHILLE (1935)Corgi...

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A LATE QING DYNASTY CHINESE CRYSTAL BALL.

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A LATE QING DYNASTY CHINESE CRYSTAL BALL.With a plain body carved from a transparent stone, supported on a carved wood stand.9cm diameter. (2)The ...

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY PAPIER MACHE MODEL OF A WW1 SOLDIER'S LEG

Lot 53

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY PAPIER MACHE MODEL OF A WW1 SOLDIER'S LEGwearing a puttee or gaiter, hollow on the inside and with a wooden support bracket ...

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TREEN: A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY CARVED FRUITWOOD RIGHT FEET

Lot 54

TREEN: A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY LIFE-SIZE CARVED FRUITWOOD RIGHT FEETprobably carved from shoe lasts,29cm long (2)

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A DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY (V.O.C.) SILVER INGOT FROM THE ROOSWIJK CARGO STAMPED WITH THE MARK OF TH

Lot 55

A DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY (V.O.C.) SILVER INGOT FROM THE ROOSWIJK CARGOSTAMPED WITH THE MARK OF THE AMSTERDAM CHAMBER OF THE VOC, WITH ASSAY MAST...

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A WALL HANGING DEPICTING THE HINDU GOD NANDI (SHIVA) IN THE FORM OF A BULL

Lot 56

A WALL HANGING DEPICTING THE HINDU GOD NANDI (SHIVA) IN THE FORM OF A BULLpainted papier-mâché, 750 x 250mm.***Such heads are produced as part of ...

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A MYSTERIOUS AND LARGE 19TH CENTURY PAINTED TERRACOTTA HEAD OF A DEVIL, DATED 1873

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A MYSTERIOUS AND LARGE 19TH CENTURY PAINTED TERRACOTTA HEAD OF A DEVIL, DATED 1873the grotesque head hollow inside and the eyes and mouth with hol...

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WAH-LEE-TAH-KAH WON-CHA (DOUGLAS FOUNTAIN, BRAVE ONE): A NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN MASK

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WAH-LEE-TAH-KAH WON-CHA (DOUGLAS FOUNTAIN, BRAVE ONE): A NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN MASKthe painted mask with multi-coloured feathers, in perspex box,...

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