Sunday, June 25, 2017

Norleans Japan Chipmunk on Log Ceramic Animal Figurine Sitting with a Nut

This is a ceramic Norleans chipmunk figurine. Sticker on bottom. Lightly painted in a matte finish with tiny areas of ceramic showing through. No cracks or chips. Measures 5" tall x 6" long x 3-1/3" wide.

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Japan American Bison Buffalo Animal Figurine Male Bull Standing Large

This is a large figurine of a American Bison in a standing position. Japan stamped on his foot. Has a semi-gloss finish.

Light scratch on his rump. 

Measures 5" tall x 8" long.

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Kelvin Exclusives Japan PEDRO Gray Donkey Burrow Animal Figurine Sitting Hand-Painted Ceramic

I have a figurine of a donkey in a sitting position. Marked with two stickers: Gold and black sticker "Pedro, Kelvin Exclusives" on his side, and "Kelvin's Japan" sticker on the bottom. 

He's painted gray with hand-painted in white, black and pink. No cracks or chips. 

Measures 5" tall x 4" long x 3" wide.

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Friday, December 30, 2016

Victoria and Albert Museum of London displays Antiques and Collectibles

The V&A Museum of art and design, has a collection of over 2.3 million pieces which date back almost 5,000 years. The Museum holds many of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewelry, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance.
Located in London, England, they offer tours and hours of business on their website. 
They have a search engine on their site that allows you to peek at the magnificent artifacts on display.   They also have an online gift shop.

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Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park - Omo the white One Year Old Giraffe Calf

The year-old calf, which lives in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park, has a condition called leucism. Omo isn't albino; her skin cells don’t produce pigmentation, but soft tissues, such as her dark eyes, do.

Tarangire National Park is working to ensure that Omo’s rare coloration doesn’t put her in poachers’ crosshairs.

Omo is lucky to have survived her first year of life. Giraffe calves are a favorite meal for many predators, and her pale color probably makes her more conspicuous to predators.

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