|Description:||THATS THE QUESTION It is a buddha figure. porcelian|
|Condition:||very good no cracks or chips|
|Appraised By:||Leslie Haltbakk|
|Appraiser Comments:||This is a delightful lustre buddha figurine, probably MIJ (Made in Japan). Wares of this nature were required to have a Made in Japan mark, but oftentimes if it was a paper sticker it came off.
Buyers like to see the original sticker or marking because they can date the piece definitively, so not having the sticker does hurt the value since it could be one of the very many good imitations of earlier styles.
Plusses are the incredible sheer exhuberance of this piece, the lovely handpainted lustre, the handpainted gold detail, the size and of course, the condition. Thanks for letting us look!
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