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Dragons163 of 261Shell Carving - LamontUnknown origin -- Maker, Need Help
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    Posted 8 years ago

    dclee
    (43 items)

    I've been searching for a cup like the one I have but everyone I've seen is different. This cup seems to be old but it has Japan on the bottom instead of makings. The bottom rim feels rough to the touch. This is a small cup, not the size of a regular coffee cup. There's a pheasant on one side and what looks to be a dragon on the other and they're collecting balls of wisdom (?). And, there's a gold web that's connecting both screens.

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    1. ATTWOOD ATTWOOD, 8 years ago
      Check out my ginger jar without lid.Same pattern colour etc.Different makers mark.
    2. ATTWOOD ATTWOOD, 8 years ago
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/115215-ginger-jar?in=user
    3. Collectomaniac Collectomaniac, 7 years ago
      I really like this cup and its singular Japan mark. It's a phoenix symbolizing female gender and the dragon usually is chasing flaming pearls of wisdom (Yang energy). Other squiggly lines could symbolize water.

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