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Posted 11 months ago

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toracat
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Hello, This was very cheap, It passed hot pin test, so not resin or plastic, maybe from India, China, or?? The flowers are a clue, maybe? Brass lining inside, seems old and well made with all pieces fitting together. I think it was painted with flowers and then a coating put on top maybe to preserve? Any help appreciated!! Don

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  1. AmberRose AmberRose, 11 months ago
    India for sure...bone or plastic they are made both ways
    Hiya! Good?
  2. toracat toracat, 11 months ago
    Thanks! Not plastic, as red hot needle does not penetrate! Now please make a good joke from this post! haha
  3. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 11 months ago
    Looks like Shells of some kind! RER
  4. sarahoff sarahoff, 11 months ago
    I think ivory is banded like wood grain, while bone is more porous. It looks like shell but it's difficult to tell in a photo:)
  5. toracat toracat, 11 months ago
    thanks not sure, but does not seem like shells Don

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