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by crypticheart07
Sat Apr 02, 2011 3:58 am
Forum: Flatware Pattern Identification
Topic: Seeking Manufacturer of this Piece
Replies: 2
Views: 1468

Re: Seeking Manufacturer of this Piece

Just trying to update with some close ups.

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by crypticheart07
Sat Apr 02, 2011 3:02 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: silver hallmark umbrella handle. Need help Plz.
Replies: 2
Views: 1758

Re: silver hallmark umbrella handle. Need help Plz.

I can't tell you what the initials and numbers mean, but the Chinese character written on this is: "福" which means "fortune" or "luck". -- Chinese like to write this on ALOT of items.
by crypticheart07
Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:57 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Chinese Mark help with ID plez
Replies: 2
Views: 1496

Re: Chinese Mark help with ID plez

"" --> It means "Morning".

This could very well have come from Korea, because this particular character is used alot to refer to the Joseon Dynasty.
by crypticheart07
Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:45 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Another Saucer Something Mystery for the day.
Replies: 2
Views: 992

Re: Another Saucer Something Mystery for the day.

Your markings read: "壹圓" it appears to be a literal translation of "One Dollar".
by crypticheart07
Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:37 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: What is the origin of this tray?
Replies: 4
Views: 1496

Re: What is the origin of this tray?

There is a possibility it is Chinese...but I'm kind of leaning towards Japan.

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The markings in Japanese read:

"聲元" --> "Koemoto" (Most likely artisan name.)

and

"純銀" --> "pure silver"
by crypticheart07
Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:18 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Unknown Asian Marks on Repousee Bowl
Replies: 5
Views: 2804

Re: Unknown Asian Marks on Repousee Bowl

This might not be too helpful...but here goes. I can't quite make out the top part. (Perhaps you could provide a close up?) The middle mark appears to be Chinese / Japanese --> "城" It means "Castle". (It could also be simplified Chinese for "诚" which means "Sin...
by crypticheart07
Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:55 am
Forum: Flatware Pattern Identification
Topic: Seeking Manufacturer of this Piece
Replies: 2
Views: 1468

Seeking Manufacturer of this Piece

My guess is that this is an International Silver Company product, but I can not figure out what this line of silverware was called. http://img268.imageshack.us/img268/2264/silverware.jpg The markings have somewhat faded, so I drew out to the best of my abilities of what appears to be written. Any as...

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