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by trechic
Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Far East
Topic: japanese Crane silver box
Replies: 1
Views: 899

japanese Crane silver box

I have this, what I believe to be, Japanese Pure Silver Box with standing crane. The cover has a "blackened" background and then the crane in silver and silver "snow" possibly on yellow gold leaves. On the cover there is a hallmark that I was hoping that the experts here have see...
by trechic
Thu Jan 26, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Far East
Topic: japanese imperial chrysanthemum crest on silver box
Replies: 5
Views: 1982

Re: japanese imperial chrysanthemum crest on silver box

That is amazing information. I appreciate your legwork on the piece. Here is info on the Prince for others in the future: His Imperial Highness Prince Chichibu (Yasuhito) was born in 1902, the second son of Emperor Taisho. His given name was Yasuhito, while his personal title for the young members w...
by trechic
Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Far East
Topic: Japanese cigarette case with family crest?
Replies: 6
Views: 2232

Re: Japanese cigarette case with family crest?

I found this picture on the japanese site. "My" emblem is shown along with the crests of the royal family, but still have no idea to whom it belonged... http://i.piccy.info/i9/35f9530c9e597885797faa67a2056ea8/1435533142/58097/896328/o0640048011319748219_500.jpg http://i.piccy.info/a3/2015...
by trechic
Tue Jan 17, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Far East
Topic: japanese imperial chrysanthemum crest on silver box
Replies: 5
Views: 1982

Re: japanese imperial chrysanthemum crest on silver box

Thanks again, Trev. I appreciate the marks input.
Do you have a sense as to time frame on these marks? This piece a "Meji Period" piece?
by trechic
Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Far East
Topic: japanese imperial chrysanthemum crest on silver box
Replies: 5
Views: 1982

japanese imperial chrysanthemum crest on silver box

Good day Japanese Silver Experts & friends. I have tried to locate who or what the crest on top of this box means. Also, I am unable to understand the Japanese Symbols on the bottom along with trying to date this piece. If anyone could lend some help it would be greatly appreciated. http://antiq...
by trechic
Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: Silverplate Hallmark - England, Need help identifying
Replies: 2
Views: 989

Silverplate Hallmark - England, Need help identifying

I was wondering if anyone can help me identify the hallmark / maker on the piece in the image link. Thank you in advance!

http://antiquedigger.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/IMG_2909.jpg
by trechic
Sun Mar 24, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: Far East
Topic: Help With identification of Japanese Sterling
Replies: 7
Views: 3878

Re: Help With identification of Japanese Sterling

Thank you, David. Is there a link that you have where I can read about the CES and Far East p. 3.?
by trechic
Tue May 01, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Help With identification of Japanese Sterling
Replies: 7
Views: 3878

Re: Help With identification of Japanese Sterling

Thanks for the info. I have some additional images of the same teapots with other marking on it. Images 5 & 6 specifically. http://antiquedigger.com/images/misc/japanmeji1.jpg http://antiquedigger.com/images/misc/japanmeji2.jpg http://antiquedigger.com/images/misc/japanmeji3.jpg http://antiquedi...
by trechic
Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Help With identification of Japanese Sterling
Replies: 7
Views: 3878

Help With identification of Japanese Sterling

Hi, All. This is my first post here... I just picked these two sterling and what I believe to be Japanese marked teapots. http://antiquedigger.com/images/misc/japansterling.jpg Is there anyone here that can help ID the markings so I can do further research on these pieces. The left corner mark corol...

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