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PAIR LARGE HARD WOOD FIGURES
Believed 19th Century

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  • Xupes Reference OR1210010
  • Age Believed 19th Century
  • Condition The figures are offered in excellent overall condition. There are few minor losses and one small piece has been reattached although not obviously so. There are also a few small drying cracks as are normal however these certainly do not detract. A stunning pair of figures and wonderful display pieces!  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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  • Originating from a private collection we are offering this superb pair of large antique oriental carved hard wood figures, one of a fisherman with two boys and another of an Immortal with a young girl dating from the 19th century. The figures both stand on carved rockwork bases carved with leaves and hollowed sections. One bearded figure stands wearing a loose robe and with his straw hat tied to his back. In his hand he holds two large fish with a young boy by his side holding the end of the tail of one. An older boy stands to the other side with a further smaller fish attached to a rope slung over his shoulder. The second figure is carved as a bearded Immortal carrying a wooden staff in one hand a flowering branch in the other with a young girl by his side holding a bat. Both figures are exceptionally well carved with inserts for teeth and eyes where appropriate and both are typically unsigned although one figure does have a small simple square mark engraved to the base. An exceptional pair of figures for the discerning collector.

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