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Period: 18th Century and Earlier
18th Century French Terracotta Sculpture, Child with Dog
Located in Valladolid, ES
Amazing French terracotta 18th century "Child with dog" Sculptural work made in terracotta that represents an endearing image of a child accompanied by his large dog. The balanced p...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

18th Century Mahogany & Brass Bucket
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A very attractive 18th century Georgian mahogany oval bucket having original brass loop swing handle and elegant brass bound decoration.  Circa 1770.  Measures: height 13in.  ...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Mahogany

Edo Period Wooden Antique Buddha Statue / Sculpture Buddha / 1750-1850
Located in Sammushi, JP
We Japanese introduce unique items with unique aesthetics, purchasing routes, and ways that no one can imitate. It is a small wooden Buddha statue made in the Edo period in Japan....
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Japanese Edo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Cypress

Gandharan Carved Stone Relief Fragment of a Female Musician
Located in Austin, TX
An unusual relief panel of a female figure playing a lute. The demure figure stands on a pedestal, and is dressed in the Grecian style. She wears a loose fitting, pleated chiton, he...
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Pakistani Hellenistic Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Schist

Pair of 18th Century Italian Gold Leaf Candlesticks with Fossil Agate Coral
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
Pair of 18th century Italian gold candlesticks with agate coral and baroque pearls. The altar sticks originally came from a church in Tuscany.. They are mounted with the coordinat...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Agate, Coral, Gold Leaf

Bronze Sculpture Rattanakosin Thai Depicting a Buddha
Located in Milano, IT
Gilt bronze sculpture depicting a 'BUDDHA'. Thailand, late 600's. In the Bhumisparsha mudra (posture), sitting on a multi-layered base is one of the rarest for its symbolism. The scu...
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Thai Qing Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

17th-18th Century Baroque Religious French Lamb of God
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful hand carved lamb of god, France, circa 1650-1750. Very rare item. Beautiful colours. Weathered, small losses
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French Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Mid-18th Century, French, Terracotta Olive Jar from Provence
Located in Dallas, TX
This large, antique earthenware olive jar was created in Southern France, circa 1760. Made of blond clay and neutral in color, the terracotta vase has a traditional round shape. The ...
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Earthenware, Terracotta

Rare Japanese Antique Pottery Vase / 1600-1700 / Wonderful Little Sake Bottle
Located in Sammushi, JP
We have received very rare and beautiful pottery. This is Japanese "Seto ware". Seto is a historic kiln in Aichi prefecture. (The red circle on the map is the Seto kiln) It is sai...
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Japanese Edo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Pottery

Large Geode Slice
Located in London, GB
Expertly cut from a large geode, this slice preserves large lilac crystals of amethystine quartz, bordered by a thin agate layer and a rough basalt exterior. This piece was legall...
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Uruguayan Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

Set of Three Edo Period Arrowheads, Japan
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Edo Period Arrowheads on custom bases, Japan These arrowheads are called yashiri or yanone and were used for various purposes, such as presentations and gifts, or for battle and h...
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Japanese Edo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Steel

Stirrup Double Spout Nazca Polychrome Pre-Columbian Vessel
Located in Washington, DC
Wonderful polychrome vessel depicting a human figure possibly a Shaman and various mythical creature on two sides. circa 200-600 CE, Peru.
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Peruvian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Antique English Georgian Rococo Sterling Silver Tea Caddy
By William Tuite
Located in New York, NY
English Georgian Rococo sterling silver tea caddy, 1766. Bombe with corner leaf-mounted volute scroll supports. Chased scrollwork and flower baskets framed by garlands. Asymmetrical ...
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English Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

Phasma Species Stick Insects in Display Frame
Located in New York, NY
Phasma is an Australasian genus of stick insects in the family Phasmatidae, subfamily Phasmatinae and tribe Phasmatini. This insect is placed in a display frame. The frame includes a...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Other

18th-19th Century, French Limestone Mortar
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful and rare limestone mortar, France, circa 1750-1850. Great eyecatcher. Weathered and but in a good condition.
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French French Provincial Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Limestone

Quartz Onyx Large Bowl
Located in Pasadena, CA
160 Million crystalized quartz onyx bowl mined near the volcano in Colima, Mexico.
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Mexican Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Onyx

Large Antique Copper Jug, Continental 18th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
Large handmade copper jug or measure. Shows wonderful character of use and age. Continental (possibly French), late 18th-early 19th century.
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European Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Copper

Pair of Pineapple-Holders, France, 1820s
Located in Stockholm, SE
A splendid pair of pineapple holders, they just look great. At a table or in an entrance or anywhere you want people to feel welcome. Dark-patinated and gilt bronze made around 1820....
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French Empire Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

18th Century Indian Bronze of the Goddess Durga
Located in Kensington, MD
Durga is a warrior goddess in the Hindu culture, she is the protector of the good depicted here multi-armed with a sword, a trident, the wheel and a jewel in her hands. She is flanke...
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Indian Tribal Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Carrara marble fountain with its gray Sainte Anne marble base. Circa 1700
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Carrara marble fountain with its gray Sainte Anne marble base. French. Circa 1700 Eighteenth Century.
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Marble

Set of Bronze Handles Manufactured in Italy, 17th Century
By Niccolo Roccatagliata
Located in Milano, IT
Set of nine bronze handles shaped like cherubs and female figures. Bronzes in the way of the famous sculptor Nicolò Roccatagliata. Manufactured in Italy, 17th century.
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Italian Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Plate from The Hope Service, circa 1790
Located in Melbourne, AU
A dinner plate from The Hope Service: a service commissioned by HRH The Duke of Clarence – who later became King William IV. These plates show up from time to time, but rarely in ...
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English Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Porcelain

Sculptural 17-18th Century Italian Vase with Agate Coral and Fossil Shells
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
17th or 18th century Italian fragment vase with agate coral, zig zag oyster fossil arms, fossil shells, and a baroque pearl on a polished petrified wood base. This fragment is fro...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Agate, Coral

18th Century Antique Mahogany Musical Table Clock by Ralph Gout of London
Located in Devon, GB
An impressive and unique 18th centur,y, GeorgeIII period antique circular mahogany musical table clock, in a case of neoclassical design by Ralph Gout of London. The substantial ma...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Pair of French Brass Tric Trac Game Table Candlesticks, Louis XVI c1780
Located in valatie, NY
Pair of French brass tric trac game table candlesticks, Louis XVI c1780. Traditional construction with a peg which was inserted into a conforming hole on the table playing surface wh...
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Wedgewood Candelabra
Located in Manchester, MA
Exquisite Blue Jasper three piece Garniture, English, ca 1790. The center piece is flanked by two 12” tall 4” diameter candle girandoles. The ormolu bases support the blue jasper cyl...
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English Adam Style Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Crystal

Pair of Antique Blue and White Delft Pottery Ginger Jars
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Rare large antique Delft blue and white lidded jars with bird finials. Marked AK on the bottom of each. Very good condition based on their marking age. Small chips on the bottom of o...
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Dutch Chinoiserie Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Pottery

17th Century Spanish Religious Sculpture in Carved Silver Gild Wood Saint Michel
Located in Valladolid, ES
One of a kind Spanish religious sculpture. A museum piece !! The artistic imprint shows the typical Castilian traces in the conception and interpretation of the subject. This allows...
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Albanian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf

17th Century Upper Torso Fragment
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Glorious, c. 1650, hand-carved, solid Carrara marble upper torso fragment of a Roman soldier. The piece featuring fish-scale armor atop a tunic. The right shoulder in a pleated sleev...
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Italian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Carrara Marble, Iron

Massive Neoclassical Terracotta Garden Urn Campana-Form Depicting Goddesses
Located in Miami, FL
Monumental Italian neoclassical terracotta Campana-form garden urn . An extremely fine molded figural group of goddesses in back and front to the urn. Being exposed to the outdoor e...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

Mantel Clock 18th Century Louis XVI Period
Located in Warsaw, PL
The clock is in a excellent and perfect working condition. Also it has recently been cleaned and serviced by a professional clock maker. The eight-days going movement has a wire susp...
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Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Superb Pair of Finely Carved 18th Century French Candlesticks
Located in Dallas, TX
This pair of candlesticks was produced in France in the 1700’s. Unlike most antique wooden candlesticks, these were made to display the skill of the carver, therefore they remain in ...
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French Louis XV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Iron

Vintage Crocodile Skin Calling Card, Stamp Case, Wallet
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Leather crocodile calling card wallet, postage stamp case. An unusual crocodile leather postage stamp or calling card case with silvered frame and central catch. The front with silv...
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British Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Crocodile

French Bronze Ecorche Figure of a Man, after the model by Pietro Francavilla
By Pietro Francavilla
Located in Kensington, MD
After the model by Pierre (Pietro Francavilla) de Francheville) (1548-1615) This energetic model of an athlete in motion has finely detailed musculature. The patina is a rich brown...
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Italian Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Marble, Bronze

17th Sculpture Pewter Martinez Montañes the Infant Christ Hand-Crafted
Located in Valladolid, ES
Outstanding sculpture in pewter, 17th century, atributed to Juan Martinez Montañes ( Sevilla 1568-1649). In polychrome pewter, his pose corresponds to the classic iconiography of th...
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Spanish Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Pewter

Peat Bucket
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is a very large English George III or Regency brass bound mahogany peat bucket. The bucket is in overall very good condition. The bucket features side open finger holds; tin lin...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass, Tin

Prisoner of War Battleship Snuff Box
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
This double snuffbox shows a French Océan-class battleship. Constructed of walnut, the hinged bow and the poop sections opening to reveal compartments in her mid-ships and applied wi...
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English Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Walnut

Stone 17th Century Mortar
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A French Primitive mortar in sandstone dating from the 17th century.
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Sandstone

18th Century Italian Mecca Candlestick with Phantom Quartz & Chalcedony Rosettes
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian mecca gold leaf candlestick with a red phantom crystal quartz point encased in Italian antique metal petal drip pan tray. The candlestick is decorated with chalc...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Quartz, Rock Crystal, Marble, Metal, Gold Leaf

Athena, Danish Royal Copenhagen, Late 18th Century
Located in Greding, DE
Polychrome painted porcelain figure of Pallas Athena with owl and Gorgon shield.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Porcelain

Two Pairs of English Mid-Century Georgian Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Located in New York, NY
Two pairs of English Georgian sterling silver candlesticks, mid-18th century. Each: Spool socket with raised reeded girdle and square. Faceted and tapering shaft with flanges and kno...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

18th Century Faience Plate Bowl Toledo on a Stand Decorative Antique Object LA
Located in West Hollywood, CA
18th century handmade faience plate Toledo bowl. Around the time of the Talavera pottery and the Spanish Talavera de la Reina pottery, the Majolica (faience) or tin-glazed earthenwar...
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Spanish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Faience

Rare Late 18th Century French Hand-Carved Angel Wood Statue Articulated Arms
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this exceptionally rare late 18th early 19th-century hand carved wood statue of an Angel with lovely movement and articulated arms A truly stunn...
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French French Provincial Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Mantel Clock 18th Century Louis XVI Period by Arnoux À Paris
Located in Warsaw, PL
This elegant portico clock crafted in transitional Louis XVI – Empire style from ormolu, white and black marble, is signed on the dial “Arnoux à Paris”. Decorative motifs of Louis XV...
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Marble, Bronze

18th Century Pair of English Brass Candlesticks
Located in Malaga, ES
18th century pair of English brass candlesticks.
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English Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

18th Century Italian Gold Leaf Fragment with Baroque Pearl on Obsidian Mineral
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian gold leaf fragment with a coordinating baroque pearl on a free-forming obsidian mineral with a polished face. Obsidian is naturally occurring volcanic glass prod...
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Italian Modern Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Vintage Glazed Small Mouth Storage Jar
Located in Dallas, TX
Vintage glazed small mouth storage jar.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

18th Century Italian Silver Candlestick with Herkimer Diamond on Mica in Matrix
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian silver candlestick decorated with a large Herkimer diamond with inclusions surrounded by mica foliage ruffle on mica with a calcite matrix base with Herkimer dia...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Crystal, Rock Crystal

Original Louis XV Candlesticks, Silver Leaf and Mecca Gilding, Italy, 1740-1750
Located in Torino, IT
Original Louis XV candlesticks, silver leaf and 'mecca' gilding Origin Italy Period 1740-1750 Model Side stanchions Materials Carved wood, silver leaf and 'mecca' gil...
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Italian Louis XV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

18th Century Italian Candlestick on Barite Crystals, Copper and Fused Glass
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian candlestick with coordinating natural-forming copper and intertwined with fused glass and baroque pearls. It is on a matrix with tapering barite crystals from El...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Rock Crystal, Copper

Derby Porcelain Figure of Neptune with a Dolphin, 1765-1830
Located in London, GB
This is a gorgeous porcelain figure of Neptune with a dolphin, shaped by Derby possibly as early as around the year 1765, and finished by Bloor Derby in 1829 or 1830. The figure is i...
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English Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Porcelain

Pair of Louis XIV Brass Candlesticks
Located in New York, NY
Pair Louis XIV brass candlesticks. Pair Italian Louis XIV period bulbous form candlesticks with weighted base on paw feet. Italy, circa 1700. Dimensions: 4.5" diameter x 5.5" H.
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Italian Louis XIV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Rare Louis XVI Period Enamel and Gilt Bronze Clock
Located in Montreal, QC
Rare Louis XVI period enamel and gilt bronze clock on a black marble base.
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Indian Bronze Urli Temple Vessel, c. 1700
Located in Chicago, IL
This shallow bronze bowl is an open fire cooking vessel known as urli or uruli, used throughout southern India for preparing ayurvedic medicines and cooking large quantities of food ...
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Indian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Italian Baroque Wrought Iron Five Light Candelabra
Located in Stamford, CT
An unusual and gutsy pair of 18th century Italian wrought iron torcheres. With braided iron arms and legs, cut iron leaves and punch decorated shaft. This pair looks almost alive! Th...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Wrought Iron

Lock with Key, Wrought Iron 16th-17th Centuries
Located in Madrid, ES
Lock with key. Wrought iron 16th-17th centuries. Lock made of wrought iron that has a correct key opening and a decoration based on architectural elements (two balusters on low pil...
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Spanish Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Wrought Iron

Very Rare Japanese Antique Pottery Vase / Echizen Ware / 1500-1600
Located in Sammushi, JP
We have a unique Japanese aesthetic sense. And only we can introduce unique items through our purchasing channels in Japan and the experience we have gained so far, in such a way th...
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Japanese Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Pottery

Large 19th Century Italian Terracotta Jar
Located in Naples, IT
This impressive late, 19th century terracotta water jar was found in the town of Puglia in the South of Italy.
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Italian Rustic Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

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