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God Idol – Nepal

Almost resembling some kind of fable animal, this statue wasn’t actually meant to look as scary as it does! The lack of a clear and visible face is the result of years of wear and tear by physical contact with people’s hands. Originally, the statue […]

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In Other Shoes – Chinese Children’s Shoes

From traditional lotus shoes to these ballerinas, Tuxen’s shoe collection also contained children’s footwear of Asian traditions. Read his notes to learn which insect the shoes are meant to resemble: “Chinese children’s shoes. Bought on September 12th, 1957, by antiques salesman Suude in Copenhagen for 20 Danish […]

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