Broken top section of Bronze garment pin, the two main arms of the four-armed Goddess are with a musical instrument. Traces of a green patina.
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Ancient and antique Asian antiquities and antiques Statue
Iron Foo Dog covered in a dark patina, the face with traces of gold gilding. The left foot is a face of another Foo Dog. Foo Dogs are really lions, the proud Mother of the feline race. Although lions were not indigenous to China, lion artwork and sculptures were imported gifts to the emperor. Later introduced in Chinese primitive art, the lion became associated with Buddhism as the defender of law and protector of sacred buildings.
Ancient Egyptian artifacts statue
The Egyptian word for cat was the onomatopoeic term miw. Made from Bronze, the earliest Egyptian depiction of the cat took the form of three hieroglyphic symbols, each representing seated cats. These formed part of the phrase ‘Lord of the City of Cats’ inscribed on a stone block from El-Lisht that may date as early as the reign of Pepy II, 2278-2184 BC, Covered in a green patina with a light earthen encrustation. 26th Dynasty.
Antique Holy Land cross
Lot of 3 antique crosses: Ancient Lapis Lazuli inlays set into silver cross settings. Loops at the top for wearing.
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