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Matthew Flynn

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Wow , I thought it might be a dead bug got cooked on it when it was made. I tried making it more visible with Photoshop but not much luck. You can make out the outside lines , but not kanji detail. Maybe someone will be able to tell from just that. My best effort to get more detail looks like two tiny mice kissing .
Thanks so much for this!

I had it looked at by someone at the V&A. Apparently it's late 1800's and the 2 symbols could be a sneaky artists tag for something they normally wouldn't be allowed to put their name on. So not kanji but definitely deliberate.

Thanks again for taking a look!
 

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Uncle Frank

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Beautiful Piece! Thank you for sharing the picture and info.
 

Toritoribe

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Seems like a poorly-made 大過 "big mistake" written by someone who actually was not familiar with kanji.
 

Lee Shane

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I'm reading the text of an image and I've come across some kanji that I can't seem to figure out. Here's a picture of it:

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Can someone help me out here? Thanks!
 

Chriz

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Please could tell me what these two characters are?
Please excuse the low quality.
Thanks,
Chris
 

Toritoribe

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爪晆

Looks like a variant or miswriting of 爪哇 Java (island of Indonesia or programming language).
 

jonathan33

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Hello! would someone please help me identify this kanji?

thank you! blessings
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Why do you think it's Chinese? And how about 納 on the left side I mentioned above?
 

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納 you're right, and its a Japanese kanji, but I cannot find the meaning of 奉 in any Japanese source, but its found in Chinese dictionaries ...
 

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