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Dry lacquer Buddha

This seated Buddha, which is of good condition, is made of wood, preserved in lacquer and decorated with gold leaf. He sits with the soles of his feet in his...

Buddha

This bronze Buddha is seated in Vajrasana (lotus), the left hand is in dhyanamudra (meditation), and the right hand in bhumisparsamudra (touching the earth). Bhumisparsamudra is associated with the enlightenment...

Mask

The sowei mask is worn by senior Sande officials of the women’s initiation society. The carving with its elaborate hairstyle, reflects the ideals of feminine beauty. Fiona Savage for...

Carved figure

20th century Ibibio carving, which was made for sale to appeal to European taste...

Carved figure

20th century Ibibio carving, which was made for sale to appeal to European taste...

Stone carving

The donor’s husband acquired this carving whilst visiting the Angmagssalik area in the 1960s/1970s. Since the 1880s, Inuit artists in Canada and Greenland have used traditional skills to produce carvings for...

Puppet

Shadow puppet theatre is one of the oldest storytelling traditions in the world. Wayang means ‘shadow’ or ‘ghost’ and kulit refers to the leather the puppet is made from. Puppet...

Stone carving

A soapstone carving of an Inuit seal hunter in his kayak. This contemporary carving was made for commercial sale in the 1960s....

Puppet

Used in the telling of an epic tale called The Mahabharata, this wooden puppet represents a noble called Bima. He is depicted with a snake around his neck. Bima is...

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