Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Antique silver Shrimp from Thailand.

In Asian > Show & Tell and Sterling Silver > Show & Tell.
Asian Antiques1254 of 3507	Price	Qty	Total # 13988918 - 8 Assorted Asian Artwork Items w Asian Doll	$9.99	1	$9.99Antique Japanese Carved Ivory Flower Pendant Bead Necklace
10
Love it
0
Like it

SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
PhilDavidAlexanderMorrisPhilDavidAlexanderMorris loves this.
tom61375tom61375 loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
PadmeLupinPadmeLupin loves this.
geo26egeo26e loves this.
AimathenaAimathena loves this.
peteypetey loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
See 8 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 1 year ago

Email

MHF
(1 item)

We bought this 10 years ago in Northern Thailand. We were told it was antique (approx 80 years old), but really don't know. We would be so appreciative if anyone could tell us more about it; its potential authenticity, age etc. It sits proudly in our house regardless :-)

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

Comments

  1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 1 year ago
    I guess you were tourists visiting the country??
  2. slinkytube, 6 months ago
    It might be Jizai Okimono. (Or a replica)
    A Japanese metal art that Samuri Swordsmiths used as samples of their skill.
    They would recreate animals out of layers of metal that are fully articulated and can be posed. There are some amazing examples in museums today.
    I have no idea how to tell if it is real or not. I believe makers put makers marks on them...try googling it.
  3. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 6 months ago
    Looks more like a lobster. Love it.
  4. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 6 months ago
    Snap! Love it too. Have you tried cropping the pictures? I found by doing that makes them the right way around.
  5. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 months ago
    Im getting neck pain, lol!!

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.