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>> I have an Oriental wooden cup about 4.5 inches tall. It is a light brown
>> wood with a single handle about .5 inches thick. The cup has a geisha
>> looking at what appears to be a scroll with writing. She is standing next
>> to
>> a strange looking rectangular box with red symbols and what looks like a
>> crutch in the middle of it (it looks like it might be some kind of
>> dressing
>> room divider that is folded up). There is also some writting running
>> vertically next to the rectangular box about .5 inches in length (it might
>> be the artist). Next to the vertical writing is a seperate room. In the
>> room
>> there is a small blossom tree in a rectangular plant holder on top of a
>> rectangular red carpet. The entire cup is covered in gloss finishing. It
>> does have a few cracks on the sides. I have researched online and can not
>> find one similar to it.
I was just curious if anyone has seen anything like this?

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