Sooka Interior - Extra Large, Authentic Carved Brown Buffalo Skull - Bone, traditional Japanese KOI fish carving

Description
Sooka Interior - Extra Large, Authentic Carved Brown Buffalo Skull - Bone, traditional Japanese KOI fish carving
Indonesia - After 2000

THE STORY
A Buffalo Skull that is engraved by hand by talented Balinese craftsmen. Their fathers have passed on the age old craft of engraving to their sons. This skull is completely carved open. The carving is of exceptionally high quality. Engraved into the skull is an intricate Japanese KOI fish setting.

It is a unique, decorative item and in excellent condition. The horns will be detached for shipment and can be reattached easily.

KOI FISH IN FENG SHUI
"The koi fish has been appreciated in both the Chinese and Japanese cultures for many centuries. In Japanese culture, the koi carp is a highly respected and very symbolic fish. The koi carp is thought to be a symbol of luck, prosperity, and good fortune within Japan. Koi fish are believed to have a powerful and energetic life force, demonstrated by its ability to swim against currents and even travel upstream. Some of the characteristics associated with the koi include:

Good fortune, Success, Prosperity, Longevity, Courage, Ambition and perseverance

Many of the above described symbolic meanings of koi fish stem from the Chinese legend of the Dragon Gate in which a koi fish swam upstream, through waterfalls and other obstacles to reach the top of the mountain. At the top of the mountain was the "Dragon Gate". The legend says that when the koi finally reached the top, it became a dragon, one of the most auspicious creatures in Chinese culture."

DISCLAIMERS
- The horns can put in 2 different ways
- The horns will be detached for transport purposes, and are easily reattached.
There is also a drawstring attached to the skull so that it can be mounted on a wall.
- The horns are always packed on the bottom of the box, underneath the skull. Please make sure to remove the horns before discarding of the packaging.
- Since it is a natural skull, it might have some natural minimal cracks and crevices in both the skull and the horns. This is normal. Please refer to pictures.
- Our skulls are cleaned professionally, but sometimes minor discoloration still occurs on the teeth. This is natural and normal, and not something we can do a lot about. Please refer to the pictures.

THE DIMENSIONS
Length: 75cm
Width: 81cm

THE SHIPPING
- The skull will be sent with track and trace via DHL Parcel or DPD. You will receive the tracking code as soon as the parcel is dispatched. With this code, you can also follow the status and the location of your parcel, as well as the expected delivery date. You can find this information once you have your tracking code, by entering it under “Shipment number” on www.dhl.de
- If you have any questions on the status of your parcel, the current location, or the estimated date of delivery, it is recommended to DHL Parcel or DPD directly via Facebook messenger. An answer will be given within 24 hours. You can contact them here: https://www.facebook.com/dhlforyou/

Lot details
Object
Extra Large, Authentic Carved Brown Buffalo Skull
Material
Bone, traditional Japanese KOI fish carving
Manufacturer/ Brand
Sooka Interior
Estimated Period
After 2000
Country of Origin
Indonesia
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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