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Vintage carved ebony "human" skull - semi-precious stones - very heavy for size

Lot reference 19007365
Vintage carved ebony "human" skull - semi-precious stones - very heavy for size

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Current bid $86
Next minimum bid $92
Location: United Kingdom
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $33.14
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$86 Bidder 1938
17-06-2018 14:38:21
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15-06-2018 14:42:19

20th century - Indonesia - ebony wood, bovine bone crown, pink & smoky quartz and nacre - 13 cm high x 8,5 cm deep x 7.5 cm wide - weight 376 grams

Master carving with minute attention to detail. Skull carved from ebony and decorated with pink & smoky quartz and nacre, skillfully embedded teeth made of the frontal bone of a buffalo skull.

The crown is made of a single fragment of the buffalo tibia bone and is encrusted with mother of pearl and smoky quartz. The skull supporting cross is also made of buffalo bone carefully selected with dense enamel-like smooth surface.

Micro-carving of high quality (look at the teeth, crown and an imitation "crack'') with excellent feel of anatomy - just check the pictures. Heavy - 376 grams.

Will be safely packed in a double box. Import taxes and duties (if any) to be paid by the Buyer. No pickup from my London address available. Posted by EMS tracked from Indonesia where I spend the British summer. Takes 5-8 days to Europe and Americas. To China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau etc. - 3-5 days.

Gb ruboko  

Feedback score: 95.7
Reviews given: 97
Member since: February 15, 2016
  • Goed.

    Yang008 November 15, 2018

  • I absolutely love it. great quality. The package arrived in three days. Very fast, worth the money. The seller put the pendant in a nice straw box. Very cute. recommend .

    Analid November 15, 2018

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    la commande est arrivée sans problème. Je suis déçu de la taille de l'objet que je croyais un peu plus grand. Et le support est en plastique. C'est cher payé pour ce que c'est ! (plus de 91,00eur)
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    Parfait3328 November 14, 2018

  • magnificent openwork thread! I am delighted. Fast delivery and reliable packaging. I recommend this seller.

    Analid November 8, 2018

  • Fast shipping. The item came carefully packed. It is fully consistent with the description and photos. I recommend this seller.

    Analid November 8, 2018

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    Fascinating object! Reliable seller. Recommended!!!
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    brunob299 November 3, 2018

  • Over the moon 🌓 very,very pleased thank you .

    user-4864694 October 30, 2018

  • I'm in love. Magic colour at amber. I recommend this seller. Very fast delivery. The seller put the pendant in a wicker box) very cute.

    Analid October 27, 2018

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    Hammer Teil!!!!!!! Sehr guter Versand!!
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    Schellenwili October 13, 2018

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    Handeling professional. Teriakel kasi banjak
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    Marinevendel September 26, 2018

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    Arrivato molto velocemente sono molto felice l'anello corrisponde perfettamente grazie!
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    user-8e3c699 September 26, 2018

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    Super fast shipping and good communication very good seller. Item arrived in good condition.
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    spyderfly August 17, 2018

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    Très, très content. Bien emballé. Excellent Merci
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    pichona56 July 13, 2018

  • improved prompt lead shipment time 7 days - received the order of horn carved Dragon in good condition with protective packing. A nice product

    LeeandArt2017 July 3, 2018

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    非常好。非常感谢您。
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    user-2d7c36e June 1, 2018

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    Joli pendentif hélas l'ambre bleue du sujet comme sur la photo n'apparait pas.. Couleur plutot noiratre pourquoi ? Les autres couleurs elles sont réelles et superbes... Un peu decu donc
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    Jhesie May 24, 2018

    Response by seller
    Blue colour seen under direct sunlight as stated in the listing, and this is exactly what makes it unusual - different colours under different light conditions. Please put it under the direct sunlight and (hopefully) you will correct the feedback.
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    Very nice and fine carving.
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    mdjb May 7, 2018

  • Very pleased with the amber, & Oleg was very helpful as the piece took over 3 weeks to arrive after posting date.
    The piece was posted in Indonesia so bear this in mind.

    BARBron April 24, 2018

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    Nog niets aangekomen. Tracing is gestopt.
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    Drabi April 11, 2018

    Response by seller
    Tracking just shows it is in transit having left Jakarta. Parcel being 15 kilo weight with free shipping could not have been posted by air - air price would have been in the region of USD 700. So this is ground/sea shipping. Please give it some more time. Alternatively I can ask the exact location in the Central posr office here if you want me to do so.
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    快递很快,包装的很好,非常谢谢你!
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    caiasia April 6, 2018

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    Totally fake ....he sold plastic for ambar.
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    Adamakisangel12 March 20, 2018

    Response by seller
    This is not even worth answering. I asked the Buyer how he came to this conclusion? UV? Floating in fresh water? Not becoming electrostatic after rubbing? No answer. Well, my experience shows that statistically one in a hundred buyers need to be like that. And here he comes.
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    Not import duties, but the costs DHL charges for customs clearance are considerably higher than with EMS Express / Post Aruba. The back is damaged and Buddha have not color-effects as written. Thanks.
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    Paco12tasja March 16, 2018

    Response by seller
    Shipping was exactly as stated in listing - by EMS Indonesia, tracking No proves that. DHL are just their partner in some countries. Import tax does not depend on the courrier and we clearly stated in the listing that it has to be paid by the Buyer, if any. For the damage we didn’t understand.
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    Received in careful wrapping and amber is beautiful, same as described.
    But I'm unable to have the "see thru " effect when placed under normal lighting.
    Any advice is appreciated.
    Regards, Tai
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    Taiyl March 14, 2018

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    Very beuatiful pendant, thank you.
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    Macauilhas March 12, 2018

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    very good condition I’m so happy to own it
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    WinstonLU February 13, 2018

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