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    Posted 7 years ago

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    This very beautiful bowl was a thrift store find. It is beautifully painted and has an aged patina. I can't read the potters mark. Any ideas?

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      It's Chinese 'famille rose' with an old mark that is upside down in your photo. The marks on these wares are always dubious. It claims to be 'Yongzheng' - 1723 -1735. But that mark is printed. So it is meant to be in the Yongzheng style.

      All of these wares were made inJingdezhen and were transported t Canton to be decorated. But when? That's the question.
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      You can see the mark here:
    3. cindirella, 7 years ago
      Very exciting, Thank you.
    4. cindirella, 7 years ago
      What would it have been used for? It is so beautiful, I can't imagine using it as a bowl.
    5. antiquerose antiquerose, 7 years ago
      Very, very Pretty!!!!
    6. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Agree with Canton bowl, Famille Rose.
      Patina suggest early 20th?
    7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      Thanks Jim you are correct it is Qianlong.
    8. whatisit, 7 years ago
      I'm not savvy in the Asian pottery. What does Qianlong signify? Is it a region or time period? This bowl is beautiful!
    9. surfdub66 surfdub66, 7 years ago
      It looks lovely ;-)))
    10. whatisit, 7 years ago
      Thank you jwendell222!
    11. whatisit, 7 years ago
      Hi jwendell222,
      Is my understanding correct?
      This bowl may be a Qing Dynasty piece, but not from the reign of Emperor Quianlong who ruled early in the Qinq Dynasty?

      Thank you
    12. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      I agree with Jim.
    13. cindirella, 7 years ago
      Thank you for your comments. They were very helpful, I think I will cancel that Maserati that I ordered.
    14. cindirella, 7 years ago
      Chauffer, now that's what I'm talking about. Thanks for the belly laugh jwendell222.
    15. apostata apostata, 8 months ago
      this is more complicated , its a quianlong mark , but i could,not understand the third generation familie rose look , ( and why gilded ) because of the thick glazing , and the atypical qianlong

      what happened here probably thet sourced it out to macao , see the left mark at the top its ( its upside down actually ) and the right under at the right

      normally macao stuff is not the best , but this is rather well, i think its an outsourced 4 generation (macao or macao style ) famille rose bowl , time span i don,t know something like the seventies

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