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# 11436158 - Alabaster Koi Sculpture $21.00 1 $21.00 NOT Koi, ex-wife (Japanese) said Goldfish!

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Asian Antiques4764 of 7205 2 BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE INCENSE BURNERS. Japanese porcelain
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Posted 4 years ago


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Hello! This is a repost with better photos, as no one looked months ago! It is a goldfish and not a Koi! Anyone know where these were made? I think Japan and China likes Goldfish, and Koi!? Are Alabaster statues around from Asia!? So ugly! It is kind of Cute! Like Simon! haha thanks for looking! tioracat

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  1. Manikin Manikin, 4 years ago
    He will bring you good fortune toracat :-) Very cool I love it !
    oh and I love your new Hippie photo :-))))))))
    The story detailing the advancement of the koi fish has been around for generations and generations of Japanese culture. The koi in the story was said to have climbed a waterfall, regardless of the heavy current trying to keep it down in the pool below. The koi battled with great perseverance to reach the top of the falls, because it wanted so badly to achieve what it had gone there to do.

    The koi fish was very brave and did in fact make it to the top. The Chinese version of the story takes it a little further. In their version of the folklore tale, the koi swam the whole of the Yellow River, despite the rapid current and made it through the Dragon Gate. Upon completing this dangerous endeavor, the koi was turned into a magnificent dragon. It was allowed to evolve into a more advanced, more vibrant creature due to his extreme perseverance and determination.
  2. toracat toracat, 4 years ago
    Thank you! I need luck and good fortune! Maybe my legs will improve!! I also need determination! haha Again thanks!
  3. Manikin Manikin, 4 years ago
    I need some good luck too :-) But then without bad luck I would have none :-) I have always loved Koi and wish I could have a pond in yard with them in it . They are beautiful .

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