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    Posted 11 years ago

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    Oval ceramic tureen- a broad deep covered dish for serving soup,stew or other foods. This tureen has the seal of the Qianlong Period of the Qing Dynasty.The Qianlong Emperor was a great connoisseur of art who was himself actively involved in painting, writing, poems and essays, doing calligraphy etc. The 60 years of his rule was a golden age of Chinese art. The mark on the bottom is the mark of the Qing Dynasty.

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    1. davezquanw davezquanw, 11 years ago
      Care to share what makes you think that it was made during Qianlong period?

      It looks more like a 20th century stamp mark which is still being applied onto random modern pieces until today.

      The way of "writing" the Chinese word "Zhi" to the bottom left of the mark is different from how it should appear on authentic Qianlong pieces. Furthermore, the "drawings" and pigments look more modern.
    2. Ilikeart Ilikeart, 11 years ago
      Thank you but it seems that I have read this same question and comment before.
    3. davezquanw davezquanw, 11 years ago
      Yes, I believe I said something similar to Songwriter53's Asian bowl with a stamp mark abruptly applied (red flag that it was stamped as a modern repro instead of risk getting beheaded by the Emperor) at the bottom on It is not difficult to collect/research samples from credible auction houses for their Qing or Qianlong marks in the catalogues - a simple comparison will reveal the truth.

      Again, I may be wrong hence I asked which area convinced you that it is a rare ancient treasure from the Qianlong era? One of the various red flags include the handles may be a huge giveaway because I honestly have not seen something similar from authentic pieces of that period. Also, the drawings of the leaves, motifs and phoenix (I think) seem very vague with little impact on the overall aesthetics.
    4. Ilikeart Ilikeart, 11 years ago
      davezquanw, thank you very much for enlightening me on Chinese ceramics; Again, I know very little. In studying Chinese History I recall, " The Chinese tradition recognizes two primary categories of ceramics, high-fired( ci ) and low-fired(tao). Chinese ceramic wares can also be classified as being either Northern or Southern ".
    5. apostata apostata, 2 years ago
      of course it is not time and period, but who cares, 90% of chinese porcelain is fake
      this is a type of fantasy piece guanghu guangxhu phenixs it looks like the nicked a kangxi fence motif

      actually IMO this is sixties MACAO, not bad aint it

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