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Figure, D35.1291

Physical Description

Carved wooden figure, or a man, standing on a detachable base. Man is wearing long robes and is standing on PL leg, PR leg is in the air. His PL hand is pointing down with two fingers, and his PR hand is above head, holding a coin with inscription. He has a happy look on his face, a headband and long hair. Has small mammal/monster on his PL shoulder, which has black glass eyes. Back of cloak made from textured outside of wood. Base is made of wood, twisted around and held in place by metal stakes. Square shaped slot attaches man to base.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Figure): 545 x 210 x 281mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Base): 12 x 256 x 374mm

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