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If I send pictures will you look? Old oriental pot/vase with

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If I send pictures will you look? Old oriental pot/vase with (I assume silver ) inlay. It's brass I believe. There are 5 silver birds around the top area of this. The vase is about12" across & about 2 1/2" high, it has very fine in layed silver (thread like ) waves around the vase. Simple bet quite intricate. The birds do have a bit of relief (or raised areas) to them & appear to be identical. The birds are beautifully done, seem to be done by a very talented crafts-person, as far as I can tell.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have a few other pictures I can send. The intricate "waves" are so fine I don't think my camera is able to show them, but I could try. There is a small image of oriental waiting on the bottom also. I will attempt to zoom in on these images if you want to see them.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  LadyTanya65 replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is***** am a certified appraiser. I would be happy to help you. Can you take a close up picture of the birds? I believe you have what is called a singing bowl. I will write out how these are used and the tools also to make them sing. Thank you I will post back when complete.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Here are a couple more pictures. One of bird close up & one of inscription on bottom
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I looked at many "sining bowls" online & I have seen none that have this shape & all seem or be a bit thinner

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