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Chinese Antiques180 of 407Chinese Cloisonne Vase~One of Pair~7+1/2"h~Beautiful DesignChinese vase
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Posted 1 year ago

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Barrett2011
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My mother was given this vase or urn over forty years ago. It came from Grass Valley, CA. I think it might be Chinese as they mined for gold and worked on the railroad in the 1800's around that area. The bottom has a stamp pressed into it of a money bag with some type of symbol or letter in it, I think its Chinese but I am no expert. I don't have a decent photo that shows it clearly. My mother told me before she passed away, that it had 3 coins inside it. Its finely detailed interior has a temple hand carved or cut inside it with two people kneeling at a table in front with drinks on it, surrounded by a tree on the exterior. Has anybody ever seen anything like this?

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  1. Barrett2011, 1 year ago
    Someone has to know?

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