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Antique Pair Mandarin Wedding Ducks, Hand Carved with Fine Details
From our most recent Japanese Acquisition Travels From an old Japanese collection comes this fine pair of large scale Korean mandarin wedding ducks , hand carved wood with original polychrome finish and hand cast bronze heads. Attractive patina from appropriate age. Taisho period, early 20th century. Likely once given as a wedding gift, these sculptures are in remarkably Fine condition just the way we like to discover them. Today these older works of art still serve as wonderful indoor sculpture, beautifully conceived decorative accents. Dimensions: 7 inches tall and 9.5 inches length Hand carved and hand cast. Provenance: Old southern Japan garden collection. History of Mandarin Ducks: The mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) is a perching duck species found in East Asia. It is closely related to the North American wood duck, the only other member of the genus Aix. In the world of Asian medicine, mandarin ducks are symbolic of relationship healing purposes and recognized as symbols of long-lasting relationships. They mate for life and remain committed to one mate the rest of their lives. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee.
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- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture1915
- Materials and TechniquesCastBronze
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 7 in. x W 9.5 in. x D 5.5 in.H 17.78 cm x W 24.13 cm x D 13.97 cm
- Seller LocationShelburne, VT
- Reference NumberLU1289214342132
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