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Ancestral image in carved and painted wood representing a male who died about the beginning of the 19th century: Taiwan, early 19th century

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Figure of a seated monk, possibly Ji Gong, carved in steatite, on a black-stained wood base: China, probably 19th century

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Figure of a seated man in dark grey earthenware, moulded, with holes for hands: China, Sichuan province, Han dynasty, 206 BC - 220 AD

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Stone figure representing a man wearing a belt and hat with central recess, standing hands to sides on the back of a jaguar: South America, Ecuador, Manabi, Pre 1492

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Gold figure of a man cast flat with details in applied gold wire, representing a man seated and holding a sceptre: South America, Colombia, near Bogota, Muisca

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Figure cast hollow in heavy silver, representing a naked man wearing a cylindrical headdress, standing with feet apart, hands clasped across his sternum, a quid of coca leaf in one cheek, and pendants hanging from his ears: South America, probably Peru, Inca

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Wooden figure of a man with high helmet-shaped coiffure and cicatrice marks on face, seated on a stool and playing upon a drum held between the knees: West Africa, Ivory Coast, Baule people

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Figure of a man holding a spear carved in wood, with red textile loin cloth: South Asia, Nicobar Islands, late 19th century

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Teak figure of a standing man wearing a helmet and cape: South East Asia, Nicobar Islands, Enounga Village

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Teak figure of a squatting man wearing a hat: Nicobar Islands, Enounga Village

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Figure of a standing man, of wood, with hands on hips, wearing round flat hat, jacket and trousers: South Asia, Nicobar Islands, 19th century

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Standing man figure of carved wood, removed from a larger object: Oceania, Polynesia, Fiji, 19th century

Figure / man, drumming Figure / man, drumming

Figure in dark ebony on a triangular base of a man squatting and playing a drum, with incised dentated designs: Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Milne Bay Province, Trobriand Islands

Figure / man / pedlar Figure / man / pedlar

White porcelain figure of a pedlar standing on a rocky base by a tree stump: French, Mennecy, De Crepy or Orleans, about 1760

Figure / man / musician Figure / man / musician

Glazed and painted earthenware figure of a man standing with legs crossed playing a flute: English, Staffordshire, Hanley, by Neale and Co., c. 1780

Figure / man / element / Fire Figure / man / element / Fire

Earthenware figure of a man lighting a stick by means of a magnifying glass, emblematic of Fire, painted in enamel colours: English, Staffordshire, c. 1800

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