On eBay Now...
An Early Original Antique Chinese Whimsical Monkey-Servant Porcelain Catch Bowl For Sale
When you click on links to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission. Affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, the eBay Partner Network.
An Early Original Antique Chinese Whimsical Monkey-Servant Porcelain Catch Bowl:
An Early Original Antique Chinese Whimsical Monkey Servant Porcelain Catch Bowl
Not a Modern Reproduction
Willing to Consider SERIOUS Offers
Excellent.Previously owned.Relatively Unused.
• Item’s Background - Collector's Estate Sale, Pasadena, CA
• Working Condition – Perfect.
• Cosmetic Condition –Perfect. Shows Well! No chips, stains, cracks or flaws (See pics.)
• Bottom Line: This is an original hand crafted much copied whimsical "Monkey Butler" serving dish figurine from pre-WWII China.
Manufacture - Hand Crafted in China for the European Export trade.
Hallmark - I have been unable to translate the hallmark for you. (See pics.) Possibly an in a Sino ethnic minority character text. (If you are knowledgeable, Please, Please message me so I can update this listing's accuracy.)
• Overall Dimensions
Dish & Figurine - (LWH) 7.0" x 3.5" x 5.75"
Weight - 2.26 Lbs. (36.2 oz.)
• Age - Pre-WWII. Likely 1930s or earlier, making it at least 80 years old or older.
• Value - Current Retail Replacement: No longer manufactured. A company called "Andrea by Sandek" currently reproduces these monkey themed dish items for export from China (Some of which may be made for them in Japan.)
It seems that original, non-reproduction, versions of these type whimsical items currently sell in the $150-$350 price range on the Internet.
• Functionality - Fully functional.
• Practical Use - An excellent & attractive display plus-piece decor catch-all for:
Entrance Hallway Calling Card Tray or Key-Rest
Dinner Table Fruit or Desert Feature
Window Sill or Garden Flower Pot Base
Indoor Bonsai Tree Stand
Livingroom Candy Dish
Bathroom Sink Soap Dish/Caddy
Bar Room Salted Peanuts Dish
Ornate Bookshelf Bookend, etc.
• Component Materials –Hand Decorated Porcelain.
• General Maintenance - None required. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.
All orders ship within 3 Business Days or Less of payment. (Usually less. I try hard to ship orders the same business day they are placed.)
• Item's Actual Weight – before packing: 2.25 lbs.
• Shipping Weight – wrapped, padded & packed:4 Lbs.(est.)
• Packing – no special boxing or crating is required for this item.
• Local Pickup......... $00.00 ..... Orange County, California, USA
• United States .......$15.00 ..... USPS Parcel Select / Ground Advantage
• If you need faster shipping, you must let me know before paying.
• Upon request, I will combine packaging and shipping for multiple item purchases -if weight, size, and packaging considerations permit.
IV. Return Policy
100% BUYER SATISFACTION GUARANTEED – The Best on !
• Returns Are Gladly Accepted Within 30 Days - if properly packed and received back in their original condition.
• Refunds Are Given: As Money Back Upon Return - for your purchase price plus original shipping.
• No Hassles or Challenges – You just notify me in advance and then pay the return shipping.
My Item Number – #1109
HOPE YOU LIKE THIS ONE!… IF SO, PLEASE SEE MY OTHER RELATED ITEMS.
Cross Stitch Of An Early American 3 Masted Frigate Warship Nicely Matted/Framed
An Early 19th c. 18k Gold Propelling Pencil by Sampson MORDAN 15.7g ANTIQUE
Postcard RPPC Two Men Admiring an early 1900s Car, Possibly a Rainier?
An Genuine Ancient Early Islamic Earthenware Ceramic Bowl Circa 7th Century
Bill and the Fish, An early-start preschool reader
Man on an Early 1900's Indian Motorcycle w/ Indian Pennant Framed RPPC Postcard
Ann Arbor MI-Michigan, An Early Settler Squirrel Vintage Postcard
An Early Breakfast Franklin Mills Eat Wheatlet Cereal Late 19th Century Print