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Early 20th C. Bolivian Wood Marriage Bowl - Oxen

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Early 20th C. Bolivian Wood Marriage Bowl - Oxen
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New World, Bolivia, Aymara people, early 20th century CE. A piece of South American folk art, a hand-carved wooden marriage bowl. In the center, carved as part of the same piece of wood, stand two oxen joined by a yoke. Twin handles project from the sides. Dishes like these are used to collect money for the newlyweds during a wedding reception. A charming reminder of a traditional practice! Size: 9.8" L x 7.5" W x 2.9" H (24.9 cm x 19 cm x 7.4 cm)

Provenance: private Moore collection Denver, Colorado, USA, acquired thirty years ago

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#121981
Condition
Dark wood patina; some old losses to the features of the oxen.
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Early 20th C. Bolivian Wood Marriage Bowl - Oxen

Estimate $550 - $825
Sep 27, 2018
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0203B: Early 20th C. Bolivian Wood Marriage Bowl - Oxen

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Est. $550 - $825Starting Price $275
Antiquities | Asian | Ethnographic
Sep 27, 2018 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0203B Details

Description
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New World, Bolivia, Aymara people, early 20th century CE. A piece of South American folk art, a hand-carved wooden marriage bowl. In the center, carved as part of the same piece of wood, stand two oxen joined by a yoke. Twin handles project from the sides. Dishes like these are used to collect money for the newlyweds during a wedding reception. A charming reminder of a traditional practice! Size: 9.8" L x 7.5" W x 2.9" H (24.9 cm x 19 cm x 7.4 cm)

Provenance: private Moore collection Denver, Colorado, USA, acquired thirty years ago

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#121981
Condition
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Dark wood patina; some old losses to the features of the oxen.

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