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Name that character.... incense burner

by Drax » Apr 14th 15 2:00 am

I picked up a supposedly older incense burner from Tibet. The bottom has two characters, the second of which is the character for silver. Any ideas what the first character might be? A photo is over here of the bottom chop...

Also... would a Tibetan incense burner have Chinese/Japanese characters on the bottom....? :D

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Re: Name that character.... incense burner

by kyarazen » Apr 14th 15 2:05 am

Drax wrote:I picked up a supposedly older incense burner from Tibet. The bottom has two characters, the second of which is the character for silver. Any ideas what the first character might be? A photo is over here of the bottom chop...

Also... would a Tibetan incense burner have Chinese/Japanese characters on the bottom....? :D

it says 纹银

or sterling silver

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Re: Name that character.... incense burner

by Drax » Apr 14th 15 11:04 am

Thanks! I should have recognized that one...

I hadn't seen 纹 before 银.... it's usually 純...