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Colonial American Figurines, 6.25" - Made in Occupied Japan during WW2 American Occupation of Japan.

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Title: Colonial American Figurines, 6.25" - Made in Occupied Japan during WW2 American Occupation of Japan Description: These charming Colonial American Figurines, measuring 6.25" in height, were crafted in Occupied Japan during the period of the American occupation after World War II. The figurines depict a male and female, each showcasing unique details. The female figurine features soft tones of yellow, greens, and blues, while the male figurine wears a black tricorner hat and a reddish-brown jacket with a soft green interior.

Product Details:

  • Height: 6.25 inches
  • Origin: Made in Occupied Japan
  • Era: World War II American Occupation of Japan
  • Figurine Types: Male and Female
  • Colors: Female - Soft tones of yellow, greens, and blues; Male - Black, reddish-brown, and soft green
  • Material: Ceramic or porcelain
  • Condition: Vintage, indicative of the time period

Brief History of Occupied Japan and the Markings: Following Japan's surrender in World War II, the country came under the occupation of the Allied forces, primarily led by the United States. The American occupation lasted from 1945 to 1952 and aimed to demilitarize and democratize Japan, as well as establish social and economic reforms.

During the early years of the occupation, products made in Japan were marked with "Occupied Japan" or "Made in Occupied Japan." This marking served as a way to identify items that were produced during this specific historical period. It was also used as an indication of adherence to certain standards and regulations set by the occupying forces.

These Colonial American Figurines were made in Occupied Japan, and their markings reflect the historical context in which they were manufactured. The figurines were likely crafted for export and catered to the American market, which had a fascination with Colonial American aesthetics during that time.

The markings "Occupied Japan" on these figurines represent a historical artifact, reminding us of the period of American occupation and the impact it had on the production and export of goods from Japan. Today, these figurines serve as collectibles that carry both aesthetic and historical value, allowing us to appreciate the cultural and artistic exchange that took place during this tumultuous time in history.

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