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Asian Antiques2849 of 3360Asian carved jadeJapanese book (post 3)
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Posted 3 years ago

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Deanteaks
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this is the only way I can post multiple pictures, but they are pretty cool, don't you think so, I'm interested in what this story has to tell :) one of the pictures has 3 heads on it, (3rd post 4th picture) must be the warriors trophys

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  1. Mcgarrett50 Mcgarrett50, 3 years ago
    These really are an incredible find ! If you look on the figures wearing blue on there upper shoulder is usually a character in a circle these (as far as I know ) are denoting a crest /affiliation . Only Samurai are allowed to carry swords or have that certain hairstyle ,decapitation was the punishment for most crimes or offenseses, one of the heads has a Samurai hairstyle so his transgression would have been of a different (not common ) reason prob political . You are very lucky to have these please do let us know what you find out . How did you find these ?
  2. Mcgarrett50 Mcgarrett50, 3 years ago
    Samurai also would have these crests on there clothes as well but it is harder to see/ find as they could be worked ,incorporated into the design ,my eyes are bad so try a magnifying glass if you can these are called mon and you would be able to search online for the family name associated with it
  3. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 10 months ago
    Fantastic Deancakes.
    Great artwork. I love the clothes!

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