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What is that and where's it from?

 

 

I think that's a Ral Partha /Ironwind Metals Sword Mistress

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03047: Torin, Male Thief, painted by Mutilatedlips:

 

 

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Dark Sword’s Female Wood Elf Warrior, DSM7419, painted by SGHawkins09:

 

 

 

 

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77299 Bones Female Antipaladin, by Darcstaar:

 

 

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Reaper 02796, Ilsa Darkstep, Thief, by ub3r_n3rd:

 

 

Reaper 77384: Arathanel Elf Ranger, by Pochi:

 

 

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Corporea’s magnificent Mother of Dragons bust from Nuts Planet:

 

 

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