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Subject:Chinese, Japanese? ivory figures? bone? Lacquer Cabinet Chest side Table
Posted By: Gail Y Saladino Tue, Dec 25, 2018 IP: 47.158.171.158

I would really appreciate help identifying this wonderful small cabinet . Heavy wood with lacquer finish. With figures of Ivory or bone? would enjoy any help .



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Subject:Re: Chinese, Japanese? ivory figures? bone? Lacquer Cabinet Chest side Table
Posted By: Gail Y Saladino Fri, Dec 28, 2018

sorry the photo didn't work. am trying again as I see others have looked to help. gs





Subject:Re: Chinese, Japanese? ivory figures? bone? Lacquer Cabinet Chest side Table
Posted By: Mark Adams Sat, Dec 29, 2018

From what I can see the figure is carved from bone. You can see the pit marks from calcium deposit that you do not see on ivory. Also there are no criss cross grain evident.
Overall a nice cabinet that appears to have some age.
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