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    Posted 3 years ago

    ButterflyC…
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    I bought this plate at an auction for $10. The auction described it as Japanese, and it features two cranes and a turtle near the water's edge. It's a 9" plate, and I would love to know more about it. I added a picture of the marking on the back of the plate.

    Update: a friend of mine born to Chinese parents said the first symbol on the back of the plate is a nine and one of the symbols represents Hong Kong. However, she's very rusty on her Chinese. She's sending the picture to relatives for translation. Hmm? Is it Chinese or is it Japanese made for the Chinese market?

    Does anyone know anything about this beautiful plate? Thanks!

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    1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
      Japanese satsuma - my guess would be around 1930-40, but just a guess.
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
      I think it might be Kutani. The two right hand characters are Nine Valleys.
    3. ButterflyChrysalis ButterflyChrysalis, 3 years ago
      Thanks, friends!
    4. maryh1956 maryh1956, 3 years ago
      I am no expert but the first tow characters appear to be Kutani. Here is a link to the Japanese Kutani marks on gotheborg.com, a great resource for Japanese & Chinese pottery marks. If you don’t find it here, you can return to his home page
      http://www.gotheborg.com/marks/kutani.shtml

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