'Merman'

Made:
1801-1900 in Netherlands and Japan
maker:
Javanese people

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Dried merman, possibly Dutch or Japanese, possibly a Javanese ritual figure, possibly 1850-1900.

Dried merman, possibly a Javanese ritual figure, although originally provenenced as either Dutch or Japanese, probably 19th century

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