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#1 Nikanoru

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 05:42 PM

Symbolizes that anybody who is able to persevere through great trials can accomplish their highest goals to become great
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Copper, brass
W86,60mm
H87,30mm
Seppa-dai 5,40mm (at the thickest point)
Nakago-ana 29,60x8,15mm (at the widest point)
Two Hitsu-ana
Weight 186,65g
Early-mid Edo
 
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#2 Marius

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 05:45 PM

It is a salmon ;)


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#3 Nikanoru

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 05:50 PM

Might be)

Depending of taste))



#4 Marius

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 06:01 PM

I stand corrected. A carp it well may be:

 

https://en.wikipedia...inese_mythology


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#5 Alex A

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 06:42 PM

Based on the tale of a carp climbing a waterfall, if it succeeds, will become a dragon, i think

Edit, what Mariusz pointed out above, missed it
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#6 Nikanoru

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 10:32 PM

Here is more or less complete interpretation:
http://www.everythin...-symbolism.html

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 01:17 PM

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#8 Nikanoru

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Posted 02 May 2017 - 02:42 PM

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