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A very typical figure from the remote Karnali district for more complete information and to see similar quality of figures, one can consult the only catalog devoted to this Himalayan archaic figures : La Statuaire Archaique de l'Ouest du NÚpal, R. Vanuxem Paris 2006 ( text in english). This kind of figures are associated with animist cult of protection of house or village. This figure is covered with a white thick mineral mixture and was obviously kept inside. Few chips and a large crack which can be seen on the pictures but good overall condition, Good signs of age (circa middle 20th) . Sizes are 34 x 8 1/3 x 6 inches (85 x21 x 15 cm). More information on request


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