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Asian Antiques1087 of 3396japanese vaseMADE IN JAPAN CERAMIC FLORAL TILE/ WOOD TRAY?
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Posted 11 months ago

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fskip
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Got this chinese porcelain wall plaque at the thrift store for $10
very thick and heavy!
Does anybody know more about these kind of tiles/plaques?

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  1. jwendell222, 11 months ago
    Hi, without any marking I think this could go either way, Chinese or Japanese.
    But I lean toward Japanese based on the crysanthemums in the the upper left and lower right corners. This flower is a traditional Japanese symbol. Regards, Jim
  2. fskip fskip, 11 months ago
    thanks! do you know what period it is from?
  3. jwendell222, 11 months ago
    Hi Skip, really guessing here, pre WWII, maybe much earlier, not made for export.
  4. too_much_stuff, 11 months ago
    I am not an expert, but I will offer some opinions.
    I think the tile originates from Delft Holland (Netherlands). It is a European view of how China would have looked.
    My best guess is that it dates from the 1700 -1800s.
    I have never seen a tiles with this edge shape before, usually they are just square.
    The wire on the back for hanging on a wall indicates that someone really valued this item.
    I would suggest that you take this to an auction house that deals with fine antiques. You might find that it is valuable.
    I wish you good luck

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