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Japanese Chokin Plate 7 3/4" - $30 (Johns Creek)

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condition: excellent
Beautiful Ca 1960s Japanese Chokin Plate 7 3/4" with gold trim. $30.00
Wood stand-up frame. - $5.00

Chokin art has a long history in Japanese culture. These gilded plates are collected around the world. In the 12th century, Japanese chokin artists used chokin art to decorate armor, weapons and other military supplies of notable samurai. Today chokin art is commonly used for various different items such as plates, vases, compact mirrors, and other accessories and décor. Chokin designs can range from scenes of fierce dragons to gentle blossoms and landscapes.

This plate has original style chokin as the engraving is done a silver background. Newer style chokin is not.

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