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Antique Japanese Pilgrim Gourds

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All Items: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Folk Art: Pre 1900: item # 947635

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14380 Shoreline Highway
Valley Ford, CA 94972-0419

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Antique Japanese Pilgrim Gourds

Together for more than a century, these mated gourds were used for generations of the same family in Japan. The gentleman's gourd is approximately 14 inches long and the lady's is about 8-1/2. (The latter one has a fine lacquer repair that shows in the close-up photo. The stoppers are carved persimmon wood, the lady's has a brass ring and a bone ring for hanging the two gourds.

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