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Hi dear friends,


Today I would like to present to you a beautiful and, I think rare case.

Obviously this set belonged to a japanese senior officer for having received the golden kite of 4th class as well as the rising sun and the sacred treasure of 3rd class.

About the case it seems to me that the upholstery and the decor look more a Chinese manufacture than a japanese one. ... or may be it is a realization during the period of occupation........... of Manchukuo or Korea ?

What is your opinion ??



The case, outer face,

what are these flowers ? not orchid, not cherry blossom, not chrysanthemum  flower !!!



Thanks in advance for your involvement




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Hi Nick,


Thank you for your answer,

realy I would have preferred another answer, but anything is possible...

too bad,

but the content is still interesting !






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Ha oui effectivement !!!! 


now that you’ve put your finger on it... it’s obvious that it wasn’t a professional who did this work.


I’m sorry I didn’t notice it earlier


CQFD : ce qu'il fallait démontrer   Quod erat demonstrandum !!!

quod erat demonstrandum




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