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CARVED WOODEN WATER JUG
Believed to date from the 19th century

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  • Xupes Reference OR1205037
  • Age Believed to date from the 19th century
  • Condition The jug is offered in excellent overall condition although with some old insect holes to the body possibly in the wood when carved. There is also a small slice across the tip of the spout which may have been polished down at some point. A very unusual and interesting piece and certainly one for the discerning collector!  View More Details

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    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • We have been instructed in the sale of an extensive and choice single owner Oriental collection amassed over many decades and amounting to over 1,000 items spanning the Dynasties with many rare, unusual and interesting pieces. The collection is to be offered without reserve. We offer this unusual antique Chinese carved wooden water jug made from bamboo or similar and believed to date from the 19th century. The jug stands on a square flat foot with an oval shaped flat body with recessed relief carved panels with birds to either side. A handle is carved to one side with a pouring spout to the opposite side with an opening to the top. The jug is not marked and has a brown wash finish to the surface. Certainly a rare and curious item and one of several choice carved wood pieces we will be offering!

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