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two twin okinawa vase 1949

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Posted 3 years ago


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i have these two vase tht are not very tall or wide more ike foral vases all i know is that there from over seas and purchased as a engameent gift in the late 40s if u hve any info it would be greatly appricated

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  1. inky inky, 3 years ago
    I'm sorry I can't tell you were they are from, I am sure someone on here will be able to but! I can tell you that they are lovely, amazing carving and if I am right and if that is cross banding on the shoulder I can see, they are made from ivory..a lovely pair!...:-)
  2. Stillwater Stillwater, 3 years ago
    You know they're ivory right? Either Japanese or Chinese
  3. jwendell222 jwendell222, 3 years ago
    Hi, these are Chinese and ivory. You should be able to see the Schreger lines (the cross hatch pattern indicative of ivory) clearly on the bottom of the vase. I have one of these, probably identical in size to yours. Mine is exactly 5" tall x 1.43" diameter at the widest point. Where you have a floral pattern with people and pagoda shapes, I have intertwined dragons. I have had mine since 1970 and have never encountered another in shows, auctions or reference books until now, so I would say they quite uncommon if not rare. Best wishes, Jim

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