Golden Koi with Chinese riders swim in a lotus pond outside this splendid large Chinese Fishbowl. The Koi also ring the inside in the center of the bowl. Fill it with flowers or a plant, or just show it off as a piece of handsome decor. Elegant inside your home or on the patio. Height 14". Diameter at mouth 16".
Clay. South American, possibly Amazonian. Ladle has two legs attached at base of bowl. The handle bears a resemblance to a South American coati. the bowl has a hole in it that was deliberately made, so possibly this object was used as a sieve of some kind. piece measures 1" high at back of bowl, @ 5" end-to end, and 2 3/4' high at handle.
Peruvian Calabash Cup. Decorated with scorpions and other designs. Rounded bottom has floral decoration Some fading of the brown coloration (possibly due to sun exposure) but otherwise in very good condition. Early 19th Century.