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Subject:translation, 2 vases.
Posted By: Evelyn Tue, Feb 13, 2018 IP:

pair of vases that look exactly alike. writing at the bottom of vase.

Subject:Re: translation, 2 vases.
Posted By: Bill H Wed, Feb 14, 2018

The apocryphal mark says "Made during the (Ming) Chenghua Reign". This type of Chenghua-marked crackle glaze vase with faux bronze applications was popular during the Qing Guangxu reign (1875-1908) and the ensuing Republic era (1912-1949). Most I've seen from the Qing period seemed to have classic decoration of Warring States martial scenes and hard to read Chenghua reign marks. This pair, with their pacific motif and more neatly inscribed mark, strikes me as probably made in the Republic era.

Best regards,

Bill H.

Subject:Re: translation, 2 vases.
Posted By: Evelyn Wed, Feb 14, 2018

Thank you so much! I appreciate it. | Associations | Articles | Exhibitions | Galleries |