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Old 9th November 2012, 11:45 AM   #110
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Default Speaking of Singalese decoration abilities

These two splendid 'Tanegashimas' were examined by a Japanese specialist in antique arms and were confirmed to have being produced in Sakai (Japan), having being later decorated in Ceylon, one with floral motifs and the other with mother of pearl ornaments .

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