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    Posted 4 years ago

    Bettyb00
    (197 items)

    I am not sure how old this hand crafted articulated silver gilt koi fish is- but I think it may be a Chinese export?
    Marked silver on the inside of its mouth has turquoise eyes and
    6.5 cm long.

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    Comments

    1. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Very nice pendant!
      You're right, Betty, Chinese export filigree. They can be used as pomander, with a perfume impregnated tissue inside :-)

      https://www.google.fr/search?q=chinese+filigree+silver+fish&rlz=1C1AOHY_frFR708FR709&espv=2&biw=1280&bih=709&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjr0e2z4I7PAhXoBcAKHY-_AysQ_AUIBigB&dpr=1
    2. knockwood, 4 years ago
      I did a Bing search for Chinese export filigree and a fish like this was listed on Ruby Lane as a pillbox and priced at $125.00. So grateful you posted this as I have a piece of jewelry I've been trying to identify and was having a hard time. I hadn't seen Chinese silver filigree before.

      Cheers, Knockwood
    3. Bettyb00 Bettyb00, 4 years ago
      Thank-you kyra for your great knowledge and the link you provided:)
      You are a credit to cw!
      I picked the cute little fish up for five dollars at a garage sale as I thought he was so interesting and in good form along with an elephant pendant which I cannot figure if he is carved from bone or something else. Another one for you kyra!(please:)
    4. Bettyb00 Bettyb00, 4 years ago
      Hello knockwood, another reason cw is great ! Glad my little fish was of help:)) (and kyra of course:))

      Betty
    5. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Betty, thank you, I'm blushing now... :-)
      Can't wait to see your elephant!
    6. knockwood, 4 years ago
      Hi, Bettyboo,
      I agree that CW is great. People share such good stuff. It's like taking a class but more fun.

      Knockwood

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