Posted 2 years ago
Thanks to vetraio50, I am able to say this is a vase with a Chinese mark! :-) I've posted the mark right side up and 3 pictures of this vase. It is thick and heavy.. weighs about 2 pounds, but when you look down inside of it, you can see just how translucent it is. It stands almost 10 inches tall, the square base is just over 2 inches across. It graduates to nearly 3 1/4 at the shoulder. The mouth is just over 2 1/2 inches across. The surface is not actually rough but you can feel the texture of the design. Now I just need to know if anyone can tell me how old it may be and anything else such as the type of design, etc. I don't know much about this type of porcelain so anything you'd care to tell me would be greatly appreciated and probably news to me. I do know it's been around for most of my life, but that's about it.
(Edited from this, the original post:)
I know I know.. this is an odd post. But I wanted to put the marks up so that others could see them without having to stand on their heads! This is the bottom of a very heavy, very thick piece of porcelain I have. As soon as I get some idea of which way I should post the mark, I'll remove the others and post the vase. I have looked at gotheborg.com and a few others sites, but I know NOTHING about this type of marking. ANY ideas as to which way is up with this!??! And is it Chinese or Japanese? I'm at a total loss.... :•\