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Chinese Antiques527 of 886chinese bronze vases"Peonies and Gold Finch" Chinese Gauche/Gong-Bi Style after Southern Song Paintings/Matted  & Framed 16"x20"/Circa 20th Century
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    Posted 8 years ago

    shannon31312
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    not really sure what this is?? any help at all would be GREATLY appreciated!!! I believe it is asian/chinese/japanese, possible teak wood, maybe 100yrs. old!!

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    1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 8 years ago
      Check this site. You will find several of them.
    2. tom61375, 8 years ago
      It looks like a cigarette holder case. Great piece!
    3. shannon31312 shannon31312, 8 years ago
      thank you tom61375
    4. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 8 years ago
      It's interestingly ca-reepy and interesting LOL. I don't know what it is but I had to click to see it. It's a pretty cool find tho! Looks like fhrjr knows what it is tho. What site did he refer you to, I'd like to look at it...
    5. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 8 years ago
      Is that little man in there bronze? He looks like it.
    6. wma, 2 years ago
      Never seen one with a person on top. . . I am guessing they were made for tourists.

      There were miniature coffins like this one for prized crickets when they passed after fighting.

      Chinese.
    7. wma, 2 years ago
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cricket_fighting#/media/File:Cricket-Coffin.png

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