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Posted 4 years ago


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I just want to know what this is or where it is from. I got it at a garage sale in Honolulu. Any help is appreciated!

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  1. cab207 cab207, 4 years ago
    I can't tell you much about it but I can tell you that it has some signs that it's fairly old and that I believe it's a Chinese Ginger jar.There would have been a lid with it but often they break or get lost. I say it's old possibly because of the brown dots on it, Iron residue contained in the clay moves slowly to the surface of the ceramic body over a long period of time, forming small rust spots. if there's a mark on the bottom check out and you can hopefully date it better. this link might help you understand the design more Hope I helped!
  2. shrine shrine, 4 years ago
    First of all, it's fake.
    Second, it's not new.
    Third, it's meant to mimic late Ming style.
    Finally, the brown dots are not Iron residuals, but hand made holes to make you believe they are "enamel shrinking points".

  3. lundy lundy, 4 years ago
    it could be real its hard to tell from a picture ,you could bring it to an auction house
  4. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 4 years ago
    If Shrines correct, What unscrupulous people there are around!!!
  5. shrine shrine, 4 years ago
    This Ming jar is from British Museum, as you may notice, there are some dots caused by glaze shrinking. Evidently different from the brown dots here.
  6. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 4 years ago
    Not sure whats up with your link Shrine but all i see is a cute little boy:)
  7. hilotown, 4 years ago
    Much thanks to all... Your input is appreciated.... Keep it coming!

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