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I found two, I want to call them carved painting created in

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Hi ***, I found two, I want to call them carved painting created in Japan. I am wondering how I can determine their worth and the age of the art? JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the antiques appraiser will be able to better assist you. Customer: I have pictures.... I really don't know anything at all.... JA: Is there anything else the antiques appraiser should be aware of? Customer: no

Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 4 months ago.


Please send images at your convenience.


Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Expert:  Nora replied 4 months ago.


Thank you for the images. How wide are they and can you please add a photo of the backside of these, even if they are not marked.


Customer: replied 4 months ago.
They are 7in wide and 1/4 in deep.
Picture attached of back markings.
Expert:  Nora replied 4 months ago.

Hi Kathy,

Thank you for the additional images and for your patience, I have had some technical issues here on my end.

You have a pair of vintage 1950's turned wood plates with hand painted surfaces. The paint was applied much in the manner of how moriage, or raised enamel, is used on porcelain and ceramic wares. These are "Mt Fuji" scenes. On today's market, these sell for $10 - $30 each at retail.

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