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Pottery12 of 155Mystery ceramic wall plaque!NEED TO KNOW IF THIS IS A MARIA MARTINEZ 1913-1923 UNSIGNED BLACK WEDDING VASE
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Posted 3 years ago

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Rogueroman
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Does anyone have any idea what Asian country of origin this vase is from, and how old it is? This vase is a beautiful slateblue glaze with a large crackle glaze. It measures about 7 1/2" high by roughly 4 1/2" at the widest point. The opening is 1 3/4" with a rim that is 3 1/8" across x 1/2" thick before it tapers down to a slightly narrow neck. There is a row of large & small 'nodules' that encircle the top area of the bulbous body and it ends in a 2 1/2" diameter X 1/2" high footed base. It is unmarked on the bottom. I would appreciate any information someone could provide. Thank you so much.

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  1. marios, 11 months ago
    hi. if the crackle glaze is true it definitely is an old vase, more than 50 years old. you can know about the glaze by using a jeweler's magnifier. you should see a hair-thin-deep incision in the porcelain.
  2. marios, 11 months ago
    roguerman. it's Chinese.
  3. Rogueroman, 11 months ago
    Thank you so much for the information on my vase. I did just now in fact, look at it with a jeweler's loupe and there are indeed hair line 'cracks' along each dark line. And the identification as Chinese helps immensely as well. At least it gives me a starting place for a bit more research.

  4. Rogueroman, 3 months ago
    Marios, is this glaze a CELADON? I've seen celadon glazes in a multitude of green shades but never in blue. Is this color and style specific to a certain region of China and does it have a specific name? Thanks

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