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Three Akha Tribal Spirit Figures - Thailand

This group of wood guardian figures are from the Akah people of northern Thailand and Burma. These ancestor carvings were placed at the portal of homes and or entry to the village as protective guardian figures. The figures were carved in the 1960's and were collected in an Akha village. The one female and two male figures were carved from a light wood.

Size: The female is about 12 Inches T measured to the top of her head piece. The male figures are 10-1/2 Inches & the other male figure is 11 Inches.

Weights: Males 8 Oz's. and 9 Oz's. Female: 8½ Oz's.

Condition: Very Good. There are a few minor splits consistent with age. The three are in solid condition. Great Patina. There is a small hole on the top of the females head. The reason is not known.

Good old tribal pieces.

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