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Lizard sculpture

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Black and brown wooden sculpture of a lizard standing on three of its four legs. The short neck and tail point straight out from a short round body. The head has burnt engraved round eyes, nose and mouth. The neck and tail are covered with two columns of curved parallel lines which merge into concentric arcs as they meet the main body area. The middle back area, sides of body and legs are covered with large spots. The top of the head is shaded.

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