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This simplified wooden figure of a duck was made for presentation by a groom to his parents-in-law as the centrepiece of the Korean marriage ceremony. Ducks and geese were believed to mate for life and the wooden duck would have symbolised the groom’s fidelity.
H:8 1/2in (21.5 cm) W:11in (27.94 cm)
H:7in (17.7 cm) W:10in (25.4 cm)

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PAIR KOREAN WOOD CARVED WEDDING DUCKS; JOSEON DYN

Estimate $60 - $120Mar 25, 2017