Hand carved wooden wood antique colonial horse stirrups
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Sold Date: 09/16/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
we have another beautiful pair of hand carved wooden stirrups dating to the colonial period and, to the best of my knowledge, from Bolivia. Each one measures about 8 inches long, 5.5 inches wide and a bit less than six inches nigh, not counting the iron work. This pair has its iron work completely intact. The only flaw is a very old and very stable drying crack in one of the stirrups that is clearly visible in the photographs. Note the beautiful carving, primarily line engraving with some subtle chip carving. I particularly like the suns carved on the toes. After this set I only have two other pair. A lovely piece of history and culture as well as a superb example of genuine folk art.Please email with any questions. We are glad to provide additionalphotographs and information, usually within hours. Response is always slower on the last day of auctions since more emails are received.PLEASE WAIT FOR YOUR INVOICE BEFORE PAYING. I will have invoices sent within one hour of the end of the auction.Shipping for this item within the US is $ 14.00. Shipping to Europe by insured global priority mail is about $ 40.00. Shipping to Japan by insured global priority mail is about $ 60. Delivery confirmation is included in the shipping charge for domestic shipping. Insurance is required for all items sold for over $ 50. I use USPS and FEDEX. I like FEDEX ground (particularly for larger packages) because it is quick, very trackable and provides automatic insurance up to $ 100. Any items sent uninsured are sent at the buyer's risk.I am glad to ship to Europe, but shipping prices are higher, although not unreasonable, particularly with lighter weight items. Please email for a quote. Payment for overseas sales can be made only by paypal in US dollars. While we make every effort to please our international customers, overseas shipment is at the risk of the buyer. When needed, customs forms are filled out completely and accurately.Paypal gladly accepted with payment expected within three days. We only ship to the verified paypal address-no exceptions. Checks and money orders welcome but will delay shipping until funds clear. Checks and money orders expected to arrive within 7 working days.If you have any problems, please email me. I enjoy posting feedback for all winners in response to feedback posted for me. We work hard to make every transaction successful and always want to hear your questions or suggestions. We will gladly accept returns if the item is improperly described. We charge a modest fee for the time and effort of excellent packing. If items can be shipped together we are always delighted to combine shipping to save you money.Texas buyers must pay 8.25% sales tax. Resale buyers must provide a physical copy of the Texas resale form properly filled out and hand signed.-PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER AUCTIONS!
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