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tomsantiquesetcetera replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion Painting? in the group Whadja Find Today
"Nambugo is a surname in the Congo area of Africa. Art is reminiscent of 1960-70s genre. Sorry, I can't help you."
Sunday
Michael replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion Painting? in the group Whadja Find Today
"Can't help here much I'm afraid, I do know the name Nambuga are place names in Papua New Guinea and Uganda, but I've not heard of them as a persons name.  Assuming I am reading the name correctly at all that is."
Mar 24
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Mar 23
Jonathan Nelson added a discussion to the group Whadja Find Today
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Painting?

Hi all, wondering if anyone could help with this painting I found, it has been painted on cloth and seems African oraboriginal not sure. It has a signature but can not make it out, I will attatch pictures to this.See More
Mar 23
Dawn Bowe replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion African I think in the group Whadja Find Today
"I know nothing about art...well almost nothing. I did sell a painting once by a mid century middle eastern artist named Khalid al rahal. Your painting is very similar to his work."
Feb 12
Jonathan Nelson replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion African I think in the group Whadja Find Today
"Hi sorry I just read this post, I will turn it round and have a look, it is quite an intriguing peice. I did think funeral or festival something like that, and I agree it does give off a strange aura, goosebumps is the right word."
Feb 12
tomsantiquesetcetera replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion Thrift shop in the group Whadja Find Today
"The construction of brass objects changed in the late 1800s. Items made in the 20th Century (1900s) were made by spinning the molten brass. Prior they used molds or sand molds to make vessels.  You can see the difference.  Spun brass has…"
Jan 6
tomsantiquesetcetera replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion Thrift shop in the group Whadja Find Today
"I said Turkey, but I should have said Ottoman Empire which encompassed the area of today's Greece, Turkey, the 'stans, Iran (Persia), Iraq, Syria, Jerusalem, Saudi, Kuwait, Egypt. It began in the 14th Century and ended in 1922. And during…"
Jan 6
vicki hufstetler replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion Thrift shop in the group Whadja Find Today
"Hey Jonathan, good investigative work there! Just an FYI, if you didn't already know? What used to be called Persia, is currently Iran, in the Middle East. So at least you know where they originated from! So far so good! And, I'd guess…"
Jan 5
Michael replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion Thrift shop in the group Whadja Find Today
"This website sold a bowl, the same shape as the ones you've shown, except of course with different hand engraved design. It sold for 69 South African Rand on 5Sep10. http://www.bidorbuy.co.za/item/25519725/BRASS_BOWL_WITH_EGYPTIAN_MOTIF.html I…"
Jan 5
Jonathan Nelson replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion Thrift shop in the group Whadja Find Today
"So I asked the lady I bought these items from, seemingly they belonged to 1 of her friends mothers who died at the age of 94, seemingly the mother got them from someone in Persia when she was about 24 or 25 years old and the bell was supposed to…"
Jan 5
Jeff Guy replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion Thrift shop in the group Whadja Find Today
"I agree others, these are brass, relatively new tourist items from the middle east, with stylized Farsi (which is spoken in Iran and Afghanistan, but not Turkey) but likely tourist items brought back from Egypt, possibly Iran or Afghan. Either…"
Dec 31, 2016
Fred Silva replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion Thrift shop in the group Whadja Find Today
"Jonathan search back in your mind. Sometimes something in our past causes the brain to trigger a memory . Maybe you equate these items with death or knocking it off  a table and parents or adults yelling at you . A friend of mine had a crazy…"
Dec 31, 2016
Fred Silva replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion Thrift shop in the group Whadja Find Today
"Jonathan you can clean them with Murphy's oil soap on a damp rag . Have you seen anything like this in your past that could bring back a bad memory ?  "
Dec 31, 2016
Jonathan Nelson replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion Thrift shop in the group Whadja Find Today
"I really don't know, I'm going to speak to the ladies at the store and see what they say, I have heard of items having a imprint on them it would be weird that I just happened to purchase haunted items or item lol. I want to clean them in…"
Dec 31, 2016
Jonathan Nelson replied to Jonathan Nelson's discussion Thrift shop in the group Whadja Find Today
"Some more of the bowls"
Dec 31, 2016

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