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Country of Origin : Bhutan
Artifact Age: 19th Century
Nurbu Lama (Nurbu Arts p. ltd.) authenticated
Extraordinary Ivory carving from the Himalayan country of Bhutan. Rare and powerful Goddess Dorje Phamo is carved of ancient ivory - the carving dating back to the 19th century (the mahogany base is new. This exquisitely curved rupa depicts the warrior Goddess in dance over the powers of ignorance. She faces each of us as a friend, a protector and a guide.