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Looking for the value of a pair of Kotobuki Occupied Japan Vases12 inches tall, sticker on bottom, BT Passed, numbers look like(###) ###-####

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That's all i know about the pair of vases, I do know my MIL bought them in Japan many years ago.

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They are in good shape

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This is a pair of Satsuma moriage earthenware vases featuring sages and goddesses

made by the Kotobuki kiln during the Occupied Japan period of

1945 to 1952. The mark Made in Occupied Japan was required on items while the US was an occupying force during these years. The sticker indicates that the pair passed the inspection process. The vases have a value of $120 for the matched pair.

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Thanks. I have two other pieces, want to take a look?

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