The Old Ram c.1905 For Sale
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The Old Ram c.1905


Item: A unique hand carved wooden early 20th Century figure of a ram Description: We are proud to offer a highly characteristic and decorative early 20th Century, hand carved wooden statue of a ram. The solid wood statue stands firmly on a wooden plinth, the figure is covered in aged gesso material and shaped with great detail as shown in the photos provided. A quirky addition to this statue is that the scrotum of the beast is freely hanging and can be swung once moved. This item was uncovered in a London art Gallery’s storage unit earlier this month as part of an auction sale. This item is untouched in form and structurally secure. A highly decorative, aged, unique, quirky and rare example, as we are sure you will agree. Age: 1920 Size inch: H19” x W 18” x D 6” Origin: England Condition: This item is untouched and original in form, in overall good condition for its age. Old repairs are present this doesn’t affect the item in anyway (shown in the photos provided). Sections of the gesso are cracked, missing and aged with discolouration due to its age and use. The front hoof of the state is missing a section, the left ear is missing, and the rear leg also shown old repair to a crack in the leg. Please review all photos provided as part of this advert and propose question where anything is unclear. Postage: Please get in touch in advance of a purchase if you based outside of the UK to clarify P&P on the item you wish to purchase as prices will vary dependent upon your location. Global shipping is possible so please view all shipping details as explained. With items of a fragile and rare nature we always recommend recorded/tracked postage with adequate insurance cover to the value of the item being purchased (our postage costs are based upon the value, size and weight of the item being shipped. Disclaimer: We try our upmost to relay accurate descriptions and the origin of the items sold in our store. We also aim to visualise through unfiltered pictorial reference the items that are for sold as best we can in natural light. The disclaimer is for the customer and makes sure assumptions that can sometimes be made are avoided. We always aim to make sure our customers are not disappointed or misinformed about items that are for sale in our store. For this reason we strongly recommend that relevant questions relating to the item, condition, origin and function be proposed to us directly via email, additionally all photographs are used as reference and as part of the advertisement. Shipping: We aim to ship your purchased item in 2 working days unless otherwise stated. We always aim to package the item well and ship via Parcelforce or Royal mail in the UK. Additionally we use a few carefully selected courier companies in the UK to deliver our most fragile items. Our personal delivery option is applied only at the buyers cost, so please get in touch with us directly for further information. All taxes and import duties outside the UK are the responsibility of the buyer, we are not liable for any additional payments except post unless otherwise stated upon checkout. Our promise: We believe in what we do, deliver what we say, and make sure that our unique items are presented and delivered as we would expect for those items to be presented to us. This is why our customers keep coming back to us for more beautiful and unique item to decorate their lives with. Cancellation: We are unable to refund any item which is purchased unless the item is different from what is described in the advert stated. We go to a lot of effect to insure our customers are happy with their items. Therefore we strongly suggest the customer consider the purchase/view all pictures and close ups and propose as many questions via email before a purchase is considered. We do no refund our customers if they choose to change their mind about the purchase unfortunately, we will however offer a full refund of the item (excluding postage) if the item once received is not as described, faulty or damaged. This however can only take place within 48hr of the item being received by the customer. Once an item has been received and if a cancellation has been agreed by our management team, the customer is liable for the cost and insurance of postage if the item needs to be sent back to us in one of our stores.


  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    H 19 in. x W 18 in. x D 6 in.H 48.26 cm x W 45.72 cm x D 15.24 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
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