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Prayer Ladies large 6.5" and smalls 4.5" all representing…

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Prayer Ladies large 6.5"...

Prayer Ladies large 6.5" and smalls 4.5" all representing kitchen positions

Expert's Assistant: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.

^These are Japanese presumable prior to WW2. Excelant colors and paint work. Each has a prayer inscribed.

Expert's Assistant: Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?

Label on each says "Imports Enesco Japan

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Antique Expert: Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 4 months ago

Enesco was established in 1958 as an importer of Japanese giftwares and collectibles.

These prayer ladies were created in a few different colors and shapes in the late 1950's through 1970's;

all having a Kitchen Prayer on them. (see photo). These are valued in the range of $15 to $25

for most pieces. I have rarely seen one piece go over $25.

The value of this vase in good condition is $150 to $170 resale.
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