Provincial Rice Measure

c. 1900
$388 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 14.0" D: 14.0" H: 9.5"
Materials
Pine
Metal
Collection #
BJFF080R
Estimated Shipping
$20

This rustic container was made over a hundred years ago to measure and hold a dou of rice, an ancient Chinese measurement. Hand-crafted with fine dovetail joinery, the vessel has gracefully swelling sides and a straight handle burnished from the touch of many hands over time. The edges are reinforced with hand-made metal repairs, protecting the joinery and lending the measure fantastic, one-of-a-kind character.

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