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Asian Antiques2490 of 3398Five Oriental Figures by Action EnterprisesFour Panel Oriental Screen
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Posted 2 years ago

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Stephanie
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I love oriental items and found these at a moving sale a few years ago. Not sure of the material, something like plastic, they don't appear to be molded but carved..... very intricate detail. Approx. 6" tall. I'd like to know the material, how they were made, origin, age. etc. if anyone can help me out. Thank you, love this site!!

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  1. jwendell222, 2 years ago
    Hi Stephanie, throned emperor/empress, sometimes attributed to Ming dynasty, is a popular theme for Chinese figures. Yours are made of molded resin, a common medium for the pair and likely made second half of the last century. If you will scroll back to 3 months 14 days you will find a pair by fishinnphyl with quite a bit of commentary. Farther back, 10 months 7 days, is a pair of porcelain lamps in this theme by Fuzzycow6. I have a pair with an intricate seal in the base that I think were made in Italy, a common source for molded oriental figures. Action Enterprises of Cheswick PA (now closed) imported a variety of such figures from Italy, but not this pair (that I know of) . Hope this helps a little, regards, Jim
  2. jwendell222, 2 years ago
    Hi Stephanie, just added a post next to yours with some Action Enterprises figures imported from Italy that may be of interest to you, best wishes, Jim
  3. Stephanie, 2 years ago
    Thank you Jim. I really appreciate your input!! This is such a wonderful site and great people sharing their knowledge.

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