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A Vast, Private Collection of Tiny Folk-Art Structures - NYTimes.com

A Vast, Private Collection of Tiny Folk-Art Structures

Dogu are from the earliest-dated tradition of pottery manufacture in the world, dating to the prehistoric Jomon period, which began 16,000 years ago.

Dogu are from the earliest-dated tradition of pottery manufacture in the world, dating to the prehistoric Jomon period, which began 16,000 years ago.

Game of Hounds and Jackals, ca. 1814–1805 B.C. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat IV. Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb of Reniseneb. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1287). Egyptians likened the intricate voyage through the underworld to a game. This made gaming boards and gaming pieces appropriate objects to deposit in tombs.

Game of Hounds and Jackals, ca. 1814–1805 B.C. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat IV. Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb of Reniseneb. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1287). Egyptians likened the intricate voyage through the underworld to a game. This made gaming boards and gaming pieces appropriate objects to deposit in tombs.

https://flic.kr/p/mZKUrR | Antique toys exhibition | In the amazing Library Salaborsa

https://flic.kr/p/mZKUrR | Antique toys exhibition | In the amazing Library Salaborsa

Tala vintage "Two Way Egg Slicer" in original box (c.1950s) (SOLD Mar. 2016) - www.vanishederas.com

Tala vintage "Two Way Egg Slicer" in original box (c.1950s) (SOLD Mar. 2016) - www.vanishederas.com

Triang Dolls House, British, 1950's, with tinplate construction sliding front opening to reveal 4 rooms on 2 storeys, plastic finish pitched roof

Triang Dolls House, British, 1950's, with tinplate construction sliding front opening to reveal 4 rooms on 2 storeys, plastic finish pitched roof

'Our Mother' (2009) by British artist provocateur Grayson Perry (b 1960). Clay. via Art Tattler

'Our Mother' (2009) by British artist provocateur Grayson Perry (b 1960). Clay. via Art Tattler

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