"I thank you for all the trouble and effort you took when looking into this.
After my post I did find the one that is "yellow" in color. As it seems ours may have a bit more markings and perhaps a tad more intricate. I am a bit…"
"I think the problem we have here is we don't know who made this or when, therefore can't assign an appropriate value to the item. Clearly, the design idea is not unique, has been created and recreated on more than one occasion, with…"
"Sure, but my point was that an 18th century piece will be a lot of money on *any* site, and not just that one site. The relevant question is how old the piece is, and to me the piece and the writing in particular do not look very old, certainly not…"
"That is what it looks like...but a MEAN looking turtle.
In regards to my link, I thought I provided a disclaimer by saying it was just the one site, but I was just looking for pieces that resembled yours in terms of the shape, size and…"
"First of all I extend my thanks to the ID'ing of the South East Asian figurine.
as to the turtle, I hope that these 2 views are helpful.
From a turtle perspective....could it be a turle emerging from its egg?"
"Molly, keep in mind that your link is for an 18th century piece. So far we have absolutely no idea how old the OP's is. And no reason to expect it to be anywhere near that old or valuable. Asian pieces have been extensively reproduced and still…"
"Are you able to supply an extremely up close shot of just the writing, in as sharp focus as possible? It's too hard to identify the writing at such a small size and not in focus.
Your Thai statue is of Kinnara, half-human half-bird…"
Really well done. As you can see it has lots of marks.Any info at all is appreciated. I am not surprised that I have not been able to findd anything remotely similar in periodic searches over the years.5 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 2 1/2" h.Since I'm here I'll throw in the bronze figurine @ 15"h. Wood baseTibet/Thai? Looks old as the hills.See More