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The iconology of griffin/dragon creatures was among one the popular requested designs during the early 19th century inspired by the mythical griffins and wyverns of European heraldry.


Creatures likened to a griffin are depicted as a sign of fearsome power and all-seeing against enemies who wish to attack.
Three ritual gong instruments and sticks (adawurenu) play a fundamental part in alerting both companies.


c. 1900

Will You Fly or Vanish

  • 160 x 113 cm

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