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    Posted 7 years ago

    racer4four
    (621 items)

    Kurata glass have had a diverse and large output in their time, and they certainly have been pretty good at glass animals.

    This nice little critter, made as a gift for those born in Year of the Rat, is made from clear glass with gold inclusions and little beady black eyes.
    I think they got the posture exactly right!

    So, if your Chinese Zodiac is the rat, you would have been born in one of these periods:
    01/24/1936-02/10/1937
    02/10/1948-01/28/1949
    01/28/1960-02/14/1961
    02/15/1972-02/02/1973
    02/02/1984-02/19/1985

    You are supposedly:
    Sanguine, adaptable, personable, curious, popular and wealthy.
    BUT, you apparently are also:
    Obstinate, selfish, timid, and lack concentration and stability.

    Height 9cm (3.5in)

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    Comments

    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      Fabulous RAT ....
      Great post, KAREN!!!!!
    2. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      Thanks Kevin! From Karen the Earth Pig!
    3. mikelv85 mikelv85, 7 years ago
      Never seen a glass rat before he's wonderful :)
    4. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      Thanks so much Mike.
    5. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      Who would Ken!! Thanks.
    6. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      Thank you FanciGirl.

      Thanks everyone else who has looked and loved as well!
    7. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 6 years ago
      Oh he's fabulous Karen. I was born in the year of the rat, I'm still waiting to be wealthy, lol.
    8. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Thanks Fran. The monkey is out this year, rat is away. Your post reminded me of him so thanks! (does this mean I have too much stuff?)

      I am very sorry you are not wealthy.......
    9. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 5 years ago
      Don't think I've ever seen a glass rat before, but he is cute-that's the kind of rat I wouldn't mind having ;)
    10. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Thanks Mrs T! He's a lot cuter than a breathing one.
    11. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 5 years ago
      What an adorable fellow, Karen, I love him! You're right, they did get the posture perfectly on the money! :))
    12. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Thanks babe :)

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