Tue, 26th Oct 2021 11:00

From the Curious to the Extraordinary

 
  Lot 48
 

A HAND CARVED WATER BUFFALO SHOULDER BLADE BONE CARVED AS THE ANGEL OF DEATH

A HAND CARVED WATER BUFFALO SHOULDER BLADE BONE DEPICTING THE ANGEL OF DEATH, on wooden plinth,

a skeletal Grim Reaper with wings protruding from his back clutches a scythe. Reminding us that death is an inevitability of life. A representation of humanity and the acceptance of one's mortality. Carved from the bone of a ceremonially sacrificed Asian water buffalo.

Overall 19.5cm hig

Sold for £212

Includes Buyer's Premium


 

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