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Posted 3 years ago


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I have never seen double red rings on porcelain - but i did some research and i found out that in the early porcelain- they use to hand paint the base with red double rings- I don't know what type of vase this is - can someone help me to identify this pleaseeeeeeeee

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  1. jwendell222, 3 years ago
    Hi Songwriter, I believe this mark, not considering the double ring, is Da Qing Guangxu Nian Zhi - (Guangxu period (1875-1908) made). However, the six character mark is more typical of second quarter to late 20th century. If you will replace the image with a sharper one, I can probably tell for sure. The double ring may provide for closer dating (or not). Regards, ...Jim
  2. lundy lundy, 3 years ago
    good to c you back thats very nice
  3. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 3 years ago
    Thank you very much- I will add a couplf of photos of the markings in a bit :)

    Heyy Lundyyyyyy
  4. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 3 years ago
    a couple of pictures ( I mean)
  5. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 3 years ago
    I added another picture of the markings
  6. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 3 years ago
    Although this new photo by be worse than the first one - let me know if you can see it - if not i will take another
  7. jwendell222, 3 years ago
    Hi, I believe Guangxu is correct. Go here:

    Then scroll almost to the bottom, to the Pair Of Incised Yellow-Ground Green"Dragon" Bowls, Guangxu Mark And Period. Click on the picture to enlarge and compare the mark with yours. Let me know what you think,
    thanks, ...Jim
  8. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 3 years ago
    Thank you :) Yes I went to the site and it does look like it , I also added another picture of the markings- this one looks alot better- So do you think this could be a earlier piece or late 2oth century-? someone was telling me because the vase has so many flaws that is probably a fake - in whick they are always tellingme that- I still hope for the best- although I feel they jinx me . anyway - what do you think about the double red rings? is this unusual? I mean I haven't found one yet like this....
  9. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 3 years ago
    and the one who told me it was fake is not an appraiser
  10. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 3 years ago
    I want to explain why (my husband says it is fake?)
    #1 - It has alot of flaws
    #2 no signs of ware or age
    #3 no attention being paid to the detail
    #4 There are too many variations to the markings
    #5 And the red paint was applied sloppy
  11. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 3 years ago
    so I say what evaaa
  12. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 3 years ago
    Correction) was applied sloppily
  13. jwendell222, 3 years ago
    Very sharp jpg this time, it is a Guangxu period mark. This may also be seen spelled Kuang Hsi. If you will send an email to my user name above at, I will return more material on this period, more than I want to try to load on this site.
  14. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 3 years ago
    thank you yes I will
  15. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 3 years ago
    I only see Hsu not Hsi when i google it
  16. jwendell222, 3 years ago
    Hsu is correct, not Hsi
  17. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 3 years ago
    i sent the e-mail
  18. jwendell222, 2 years ago
    Hi, didn't come through, address is if you want to try again.
  19. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 2 years ago
    I sent the email again
  20. jwendell222, 2 years ago
    Hi Songwriter, do you still have this base? Chance I can get more info.
    Let me know. Best wishes, Jim
  21. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 1 year ago
    yes i do
  22. jwendell222, 1 year ago
    Hi Songwriter, I have no recollection of what I had found when I wrote Comment #20. Sorry 'bout that, Jim

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