"It could be a home made bible box? Something about the shaping of the timber makes me think of old church/chapel pews. So possibly appropriate to make a family bible/prayer book box out over? Just supposition but bible boxes were definitely a thing…"
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This mark is on the base of an unglazed/bisque figural group, which is mounted on an ormolu or bronze doré stand.I have seen similar pieces which are Sevres or Meissen but this mark has me truly stumped.Thank you for looking.See More
"J Pouyat perhaps? Although it was a manufacturer, so it should be on the backstamp. From what I know it was common for some French manufacturers to decorate blank wares ("blanks") made by other manufacturers. Theodore Haviland produced…"
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My husband is a Mah Jong player which is what attracted me to the set when I saw it. (He definitely doesn't speak Chinese to my knowledge :-D )
Yes I saw the Phoenix Tom but I'm glad that you confirmed that…"
"The animal is a dragon. The bird (you didn't see it did you?) behind is a phoenix. The case is wood, probably rosewood that was heavily lacquered.
If you don't read, write and speak Chinese, you probably won't be able to play…"
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