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I purchased this statue of Dharma Daruma which looks like it

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I purchased this statue of Dharma Daruma which looks like it came from some kind of shrine. He is sitting on a wooden platform that is 24 x 18 and stands 32 inches high. He appears to be made out of lacquered paper mache.How would I find out how old it is and more about it Thanks Mike
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 2 months ago.

Hi my name is***** you for coming to Just Answer.
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I will be glad to help you today.
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I have been in the antique business for over 45 years, Appraising, Antique shop owner, also buying and selling on today's current market. it is my pleasure to put my experience to work for you.
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Is this marked with a makers name?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
There are no marks on the piece. MIKE
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 2 months ago.

Hello Mike

I cannot tell you who made this or where it was produced since it is not marked. I can be valued for what it is, and that it is a vintage piece. If you like?

Glenda