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Help identifying statue
« on: July 05, 2015, 08:49:16 pm »
Hi everyone. I've acquired a beautiful ceramic statue that I think may be connected with a pagan religion or offshoot. It depicts a robed man holding a knife and some kind of bag, and wearing a goat head necklace. If anyone has any information about it, it would be greatly appreciated. [attach=CONFIG][/attach]

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Re: Help identifying statue
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2015, 11:13:14 pm »
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Hi everyone. I've acquired a beautiful ceramic statue that I think may be connected with a pagan religion or offshoot. It depicts a robed man holding a knife and some kind of bag, and wearing a goat head necklace. If anyone has any information about it, it would be greatly appreciated.  [ You are not allowed to view attachments ]


Not much help but I'm pretty sure it's Chinese and that is a dragon's head necklace, not a goat's head.

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Re: Help identifying statue
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2015, 11:28:19 pm »
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Not much help but I'm pretty sure it's Chinese and that is a dragon's head necklace, not a goat's head.


Or Japanese looking at those clothes. But that I'm very sure that is  a dragon head.

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Re: Help identifying statue
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2015, 12:05:47 pm »
Very much doubt that. Doesn't look authentically. Chinese either.

It honestly just looks like a fantasy piece to me.
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Re: Help identifying statue
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2015, 04:32:21 pm »
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Hi everyone. I've acquired a beautiful ceramic statue that I think may be connected with a pagan religion or offshoot. It depicts a robed man holding a knife and some kind of bag, and wearing a goat head necklace. If anyone has any information about it, it would be greatly appreciated.  [ You are not allowed to view attachments ]

 
This statue is part of a set that was popular in ceramics work in the late 1960s to early 1970s. I don't know what nationality the people are. There is a woman statue to go with the male, dressed in flowing robes and carrying a baby in an oval shape. Her hair is vaguely Geisha-like and she wears a crown. My mother had these statues and she and her neice made them in ceramics class in the early 1970s. That's all I really know about them. Hope this helps.


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Re: Help identifying statue
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2015, 05:11:00 pm »
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Very much doubt that. Doesn't look authentically. Chinese either.

It honestly just looks like a fantasy piece to me.

 
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Re: Help identifying statue
« Reply #6 on: July 06, 2015, 05:13:01 pm »
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