Monday, October 16, 2006

catching up....

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I got to leave work an hour early last thursday so i hit a couple antique shops in Plano and I found this kitty. I tried to do some research on him but didn't come up with a whole lot. his base looks kind of interesting

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see? it's like they went, hmmm, let's not leave him open and decided to glue something on there.

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here's a close up of the mark. and you can make out where i think he lost his "Made in Japan" sticker. anyhoo, I think it's Kutani, but I wasn't able to find an exact match at two in the morning.