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Posted 2 years ago

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Agram.m
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Here I show you a very nice vintage silver gilt filigree fish pendant with a little box. The fish is very movable and has two kind turkoois eyes. Perhaps it was used for some personal memory or freguance?? Do you know where this kind of pendants where used for?
That this little fish (5.5 x 1.6 cm) is not so allone I placed it next to my other earlier showed cloisonne (also Chinese) fish.

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  1. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Freiheit thanks for loving
  2. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Agram.m, very cool filigree fish :))
  3. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Moonstonelover21, thanks for the compliment and nice to learn also the word "filigree". So this jewelry helps me to improve my English language too.Also another fish!
    Have you any idea what the purpose of this jewel? I do not have the final answer. Thanking in advance: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/86952-who-can-tell-me-more-about-this-antique?in=1309
  4. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    toolate2 thanks for reacting
  5. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    BELLIN68 thanks very much for all your interest
  6. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    kerry10456 thanks for your reaction and loving
  7. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    I am thinking pills or a vile of powder like laudanum in a pouch? Since its Chinese...that's very common.
  8. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Or Even Perfume..scents......
  9. Stillwater Stillwater, 2 years ago
    These are called scent boxes, a women would place a piece of cotton doused with her perfume inside of them and wear it as a necklace or attached to a purse or clutch or something
  10. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Moonstonelover21 and Stillwater thank you both for your helpful suggestions that's why I love CollectorsWeekly!!
  11. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Mustangtony and Newtimes thanks for sharing your loving for this little fish
  12. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Czechman and bradtdd thanks for loving
  13. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Antiquarius123 and vetrai050 thank you both for your never ending loving
  14. Agram.m Agram.m, 1 year ago
    miKKo thanks for loving

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