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Tobacciana2363 of 3199Rattlesnake Tail/RealLate 1800's Pure SILVER Meiji-Era Kiseru - Japanese Tobacco Pipe
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Posted 5 years ago


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How old could this piece be ? I would guess it is not hand painted, I'm not sure it is a matchbox holder, what do you think ? my mom thinks it's for holy water :)

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  1. inky inky, 5 years ago
    Your mark is about 2/3rds down..hope this helps......:-)
  2. inky inky, 5 years ago
    Something else for you help with your research

    Some more for you .....:-)

    Your scene is a plate in the middle a little way down.
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    I agree with inky! This would be after 1902.
  4. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 5 years ago
    Hi, Deanteaks! It's hard to say if it's entirely handpainted. I really can't see very well. Some elements could be transfers, but it looks as if at least some of it is hand-painted here - observe the brush strokes on the grasses. Perhaps all of it is. Royal Bayreuth produced beautiful, quality pieces. I am rather fond of the tomato set, and a black cat cream pitcher!!!! - both old pieces. I've never seen your piece. So glad you have it! miKKo
  5. Deanteaks Deanteaks, 5 years ago
    thank you :)

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