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Rareware; I have this pair of hand carved wooden I think
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I have 2 temple dog statues on black (ebony?) bases. They
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FOR S. ONLY (Also I received an email this morning at 9:37
FOR ROBERT S. ONLY (Also I received an email this morning at 9:37 a.m. that said, Robert S following up on your antiques question, but when I clicked on it there was nothing there. It is confusing bec… read more
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I'm not certain of age or quality for a cinnabar box and a
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Rarewares. I have Jade or not sure tripod censer from th 19
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I have 2 Jade statues. They are 10-12 inches tall. They are
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S.....I'm interested in these seals. I saw a lot in museums
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I have what appears to be a Chinese good luck charm. It an
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Another question just. Could you give me some information on
Hi Robert, Another question just for you. Could you give me some information on this pair of foo dogs. They are 9 1/2"H x 5"L x 2"W (at the base). The pictures should show all the information you need… read more
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Robert, I have another question. These are Chinese Kwan
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Wood carving, possibly Balinese, 13" tall, 6" wide across front,
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I have an very old wood carved Chinese lion dog, that I have
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HiI have a pair of porcelain Foo dogs that I purchased in
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Hi Alan, I have a Chinese Kwan Yin statue. 8 1/2 inches tall
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I have a pair of Antique FOO dog Bookends, ...lots of color...with
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