Ibu Mery Tse has created this lovely little mask with top knot bun and displaying excellent formation.
West Timor has brought new life to this exciting ancient medium. She has made use of 6-10 million year old fossilised brain coral, Symphillia, formed in the Miocene era, to carve this astonishingly effective mask. In doing so he continues a long tradition of creating totemic fetishes and honours an age old craft. The individual granulation of each piece of coral evokes a very special feeling when carved. Every one unique. These pieces weather well inside or out.
West Timor and dates to the Miocene era. Timor is described as an "uplifted faulted margin of the former Australian craton composed of Permian to Cretaceous aged rock. Miocene and lower rocks form a thin layer in some areas.
Overseas buyers please order and we will find the most economical way to send your treasure to you. We use Australia Post and TNT Courier services.<SPAN style=""FONT-FAMILY: " Verdana?>Australia<SPAN style=""FONT-FAMILY: " Verdana?>=$11- to $25- depending on where you are.
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