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Asian Antiques5514 of 7311Asian Snuff BottleChinese Hand Painted "Satsuma" Style Moriage Vase with Gilded Handles / Circa 1920 - 1930's
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Posted 4 years ago


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Found this today at the thrift store for 5 bucks , I don't know if it is Chinese or Japanese, there are no marks under the base. if you know please comment

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  1. Manikin Manikin, 4 years ago
    Awe he is precious a Koi fish ! Love love
    The word koi comes from Japanese, simply meaning "carp". It includes both the dull grey fish and the brightly colored varieties. What are known as koi in English are referred to more specifically as nishikigoi in Japan (literally meaning "brocaded carp"). In Japanese, koi is a homophone for another word that means "affection" or "love"; koi are therefore symbols of love and friendship in Japan.
    He is a keeper :-)
  2. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 4 years ago
    Thank you Manikin , yes he is a keeper I am so glad I found him , at a good price too ..... I'm just wondering about how old this piece might be
  3. shrine shrine, 4 years ago
    I think it's Japanese. Nice buy.
  4. shrine shrine, 4 years ago
    Sorry, broken link, try this

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