Friday, August 31, 2012

2 antique Jewish wooden containers

2 Antique Jewish wooden Bins.

2 Antique Jewish wooden Bins.

 2 antique Jewish wooden containers.

The taller one is a kind of goblet with cover. The smaller one is a bin with lid.

The goblet stands 22,5 cm, diameter: 10 cm (9 x 4 inches). There is a crack in the lid and 2 cracks in the corpus. A small part at of the rim of the corpus is missing.

The bin stands 12 cm high, diameter is 6,8 cm (4,5 x 2,6 inches). The bin is in very good condition with no cracks or blemishes.

They are made of cherry wood.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Chinese Leisure Seal with Beetle on Bamboo

Chinese Leisure Seal with Insect on Bamboo

Decorative Chinese Leisure Seal

Attractive, old Chinese leisure seal, depicting a beetle on top of a bamboo pole. Neat carving.

 19 x 19 x 74 mm (0,8 x 0,8 x 2,9 inches).

 Beige grey stone with a natural red enclosure at the top which has been well used to carve a beetle.

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