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Posted 2 years ago


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I bought these frogs at a local antique years ago. Picked them up for next to nothing.

It is enamel floral patterns with some of the yellow appearing metallic. I have searched around and not found any similar items. I'm not even too certain what language the markings are in. Any insight would be appreciated.

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  1. jwendell222 jwendell222, 2 years ago
    Hi, the marks are Chinese, in the form of a hallmark. They read top down and right to left. I scanned Gotheborg's listing of Chinese marks (and some other sources) without finding yours. I believe the left stack reads 'Precious Treasure' . If you like, I can post the mark on an Asian forum and see what happens. Let me know. Regards, Jim
  2. Willowann, 2 years ago
    That would be great if you could post the mark on the Asian forum. Thank you for your assistance on these.
  3. jwendell222 jwendell222, 2 years ago
    Hi, more than I had hoped for, Bill H is the most knowledgeable scholar on the forum. Best wishes, Jim

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