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Good morning Glenda, how have you been? Well I trust :) I am well and moving forward :). Attached is a pin, I think it is ivory and I am guessing from Japan. It is probably when my Dad was there in th… read more
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i am trying to find out how old my sofa is, my dad always said about 200-250 years. how do i go about doing this? … read more
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I have innherited a purse from Japan. It is embroidered silk
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I have come across these and believe they are feng shui
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Just trying to find a set of dominoes like the one I inherited. Scandinavian or Danish, ov
Just trying to find a set of dominoes like the one I inherited. Scandinavian or Danish, over 300 years old according to my deceased grandfather. Appear to be ivory nailed to a wood backing. The tiny n… read more
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Diana F. - I came across a gorgeous old wooden coal shuttle
Diana F. - I came across a gorgeous old wooden coal shuttle with solid brass handles and hinges. It has a wonderful carved floral design on the front lid. It is heavy (8 lbs.), is 14" long, 12" wide a… read more
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Hi I have a chess set from Hong Kong that is hand carved ivory
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I have inherited an ivory carving cabbage with insects and
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I have a simply beautiful table that i know nothing about.
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I have an ivory carving of a Japanese Man; the label on the
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Dear XXXXX XXXXX, Here is another question, I told you I am
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