antique die-cut ad: rex brand the pig king (thegraphicsfairy.com)
Terracotta piggy bank, made in East Java in the 15th century (via).
“The glittering, bustling, roaring Luna Park extended under them. The music, the noise and the shouting flied up to them at once, all it bombed together their ears. And above the many lights airplanes hanging from a high column were silently revolving in an already more obscure layer of the air which thus seemed more poetical.”Raymond Queneau: Pierrot mon ami,1942
Metal ‘mask’ in the form of a boar’s head, C19th. This is probably Panjuli, the minor deity revered in the bhuta cult of the south Kanara coast (south-western Karnataka). Sculptures such as this are not for wearing but act as the form of the god during pūjā; they are murtis. (via British Museum)