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Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Category: Antiques
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Experience:  Antiques dealer for 12+ years and collector for 30+ years specializing in American and European porcelain, glass, art, furniture, coins, watches, sterling silver, pocket watches, and jewelry.
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I have a figurine of an oriental lady reclining on a bamboo

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Hi, I have a figurine of an oriental lady reclining on a bamboo couch. It is very heavy clay or porcelain, it measures about 25cm long x 10cm tall that in the couch, and has some makers marks on the bottom. Would there be someone who could give me an appraisal on this. Thank you
JA: The Antiques Appraiser can help. You can also send photos once I've connected you. Do you know how old the figurine is?
Customer: No history on it at all
JA: What condition is the figurine in?
Customer: There is some damage to the back of the couch, like a large sliver gone, one of the fingers are gone on the left hand, and all four fingers are gone on the right hand.otherwise in good condition
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?
Customer: There is a long inscription on the bottom which I think could be japanese. Its definitely not modern, it came from an old country house.

Hello,

My name is***** photos is free.

Attach or send pictures one at a time. Do not "batch upload" all at once
or none will go through.

COMPUTER- use the blue paper with arrow symbol by the SEND
to load one photo at a time by browsing your device. Write a word for each one in the writing
area before you hit send, something like front, side or bottom so I know what the picture is.

MOBILE/TABLET- you should be able to text them here.
Write a word in the comment box, attach photo then hit send and do the next.

I will answer back on the website not in texts.

-Rarewares

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Front view
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Underside

I am not getting pictures, only words

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Did you get them now
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I think they are on their way

This is a Chinese 1920 to 1930s concubine art pottery figurine valued at $300 resale.

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