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Posted 2 years ago

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nsvmom
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I don't know anything about this, except that I like it! I think it may be Chinese, but I don't know how old. the only markings are those two blue rings on the bottom. Anyone know what they can tell us?

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  1. nsvmom nsvmom, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love, my 3 groupies! hehe
  2. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Love the color.
  3. jimborasco jimborasco, 2 years ago
    I'll always be your groupie and proud of it. Yea, this piece has great color.
  4. chinablue chinablue, 2 years ago
    I just want to know how you snuck a blue piece out from under my nose! *LOL*
  5. nsvmom nsvmom, 2 years ago
    Must have been in the dark of night :-P
  6. nsvmom nsvmom, 2 years ago
    Thanks, walksoftly! I had just taken white flowers out of it before I took the pic, they really looked great in it. The green of the leaves and the white of the petals
  7. inky inky, 2 years ago
    You are right about it being Chinese here are a couple of links with a similar mark!...:-)

    http://www.auctionatrium.com/index.php?page=view_item&itemID=13353

    http://www.aspireauctions.com/216-231-5515/WebObjects/seauction.woa/1/wa/lotdetailsv2?pageID=1351389359&lotID=24096&wosid=Ok4AsYRdtb0eKcN4NIqVX0
  8. nsvmom nsvmom, 2 years ago
    Wow, inky! That last link is pretty much the EXACT vase! How fantastic! :) Mine's in perfect shape, luckily, compared to the auction piece.. Great sleuthing! Thanks :)
  9. nsvmom nsvmom, 2 years ago
    I believe mine be shorter as well.. It's like 12 inches tall
  10. ItalianGlassDecor ItalianGlassDecor, 2 years ago
    Hi

    This is definitely Chinese and dating from the 19th century and is known as Monochrome ware which was made popular during the Ming and Tang Dynastys. The double circles were normally reserved for imperial piece but almost always accompanied by a reign mark. This reign mark may not indeed be mark and period or in other words, the item was indeed made in the era that the reign mark depicts. These vases are lovely items and things to treasure definitely

    Dean

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