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Lot 0151
**Originally Listed at $55**

Philippines, 20th century CE. This is a really sweet carved wooden bird standing on a fish and holding a fish in its mouth. The brightly colored bird is a sarimanok, a legendary symbol of good fortune for the Maranao people from the island of Mindanao, the large southermost island in the Philippines. Size: 8.6" W x 9.75" H (21.8 cm x 24.8 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Morgan collection, Santa Monica, CA

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Wear to paint; body is made of components that can be removed and put back together (particularly the tail).

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Unusual Asian Wooden Bird & Two Fish

Estimate $150 - $250Sep 25, 2017
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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