We welcome the careful buyer

We welcome the careful buyer

The Dyrehodestolpe, a Viking Ship Figurehead from Oseberg seen at the bottom of this collage reminds one of a very elaborate sock puppet.
The purpose of the animal-head post is unknown, but their placement in the burial chamber and special nature of the heads, suggest that they had magical or religious significance. That or to take up space as with the road sign earring and other absurdities.

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About meshimages

I'm an artist. I make assemblages of found images and objects and bits and pieces of my own doodlings.
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