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Pair of black and brown wooden lizard sculptures

1992.0089.0054

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Pair of black and brown wooden lizard sculptures

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A pair of black and brown wooden lizard sculptures standing upright on four legs. One has a thick neck and head pointed upwards and tilted slightly to the right, and a long tail which points upwards and twists to the right with burnt pokerwork designs overall. The other carving has a thick neck and head turned to its right. Its long thick tail is curved to its left. The top exterior is covered with burnt engraved designs. Its short rounded head has large eyes, nostrils and mouth. Its long thick neck, body and tail are covered with spots, and a long thin line runs along spine. The short legs are outlined and lightly shaded.

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