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Subject:signature on ivory carved cigarette holder
Posted By: Giovanni Debane Thu, Apr 20, 2017 IP:

Hi everybody. Might you please help me identifying the signature here attached? Thanx in advance

Subject:Re: signature on ivory carved cigarette holder
Posted By: Guy Mon, Apr 24, 2017

As far I can see this could be a nice ivory kiseruzutsu (pipe case) signed 'Masanao' (正直).
For some odd reason, an ignorant seems to have colored in the signature with ink.

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