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Old 16th November 2016, 11:57 AM   #1
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Default Lion head sculpture

Dear all,

can anyone tell me something about this wooden sculpture - age and if possible origin?
Height ca. 30cm

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Old 23rd November 2016, 12:48 PM   #2
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I'll have a go. it reminds me of the heads sometimes found on a choba, so I would guess it is Indian, and seems to have some age.
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Old 23rd November 2016, 04:39 PM   #3
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I also had a "deja-vu"-like reaction as it reminded me of some Indian tiger-shaped hilts that were very fashionable during the reign of Tipu Sultan.

However, these hunches can be very misleading sometimes, so I would treat them with caution.
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