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Subject:I sure could use some help with this one!
Posted By: Jack Hamner Fri, Mar 09, 2018 IP: 71.51.12.199

I bought this figure at an estate sale today but have been unable to find out anything about it. Please help me!

I will post a couple more photos when my message is posted.







Subject:Re: I sure could use some help with this one!
Posted By: Jack Hamner Sat, Mar 10, 2018

Here are two more pictures.





Subject:Re: I sure could use some help with this one!
Posted By: Bill H Sat, Mar 10, 2018

Would appear to be a fairly recent figurine of a kowtowing child bearing a medallion with the Chinese wish of "Wan shi ru yi" (萬事如意), meaning "May all of your wishes come true." Such items generally appear in Chinese locales as decorations and gift-wares during holidays such as Chinese New Year. A child in this posture evokes a great deal of Confucian sentiment.

Best regards,

Bill H.

Subject:Re: I sure could use some help with this one!
Posted By: Jack Hamner Sat, Mar 10, 2018

Bill,
Thank you SO MUCH for your expertise on this piece--I didn't have a clue!

Subject:Re: I sure could use some help with this one!
Posted By: Jack Hamner Sun, Mar 11, 2018

Bill,
I posted a comment to you yesterday, but so far it hasn't showed up. I just wanted to thank you very much for your expertise on my question!9qd43w

Subject:Re: I sure could use some help with this one!
Posted By: Jack Hamner Sat, Mar 10, 2018

Here's a picture of the base.




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