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Do you have any photos of the marking on the underside of the piece you may be able to send? Is there any missing paint on the piece? Any gold around the handles?
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Thanks very much for getting back to me with those photos.
Your Japanese export ware would have been registered and produced in Japan circa 1910 and sent out for sale in the English market. The Satsuma style cookie jar/ biscuit barrel decorated with women in traditional Japanese garb would have a current resale value of around 70-90USD taking into account the chip on the lid and the slight wear on the handles.
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Best of luck with your Samurai China cookie jar.
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