Pair of Folk Carved Ducks

c. 1900
$980 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 5.0" D: 9.5" H: 6.5"
Materials
Camphor
Collection #
Z142
Estimated Shipping
$38

At one time, this pair of expressive 19th century hand-carved and painted folk ducks was likely offered as a thoughtful gift for a newlywed couple. Traditionally, ducks were thought to mate for life and, ultimately, to mourn their partner’s death. Such loyalty created an association with ducks as symbols of harmony, faithfulness and a blissful marriage.

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