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    Posted 5 years ago

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    Wondering how old this might be. I was told the bottom reads made in the Kangxi years. I don't know what to think. Thanks

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    1. wexval, 5 years ago
      Kangxi is correct. The mark, rotated 90 degrees clockwise reads top down and right to left, Kangxi, Period Made. The Kangxi reign in the Qing dynasty lasted from 1662 to 1722. Your mark is very close to a known period mark, and the decoration is well done, so it might be worthwhile to to pursue an appraisal. If you have a museum with an Asian collection, or an auction house in your area, those would be a good starting point. Good luck.
    2. Danjimcol Danjimcol, 5 years ago
      Thank you very much, I will look into that.
    3. OlofZ OlofZ, 5 years ago
      Nice! It's a ginger jar. Originally used to store ginger salt or rare spices. The jars are called ginger jars as they often contained ginger when they were exported. Used to have a domed lid, rare to find one though with intact lid.
    4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
      the base mark was done with a stamp, so i doubt it's actually kangxi. it's what's known as an honorific mark - made in honor of the period, rather than of the period.
    5. Danjimcol Danjimcol, 3 months ago
      Thanks for all the comments
    6. Golgatha Golgatha, 3 months ago
      Never trust emperor marks.
    7. wma, 3 months ago
      Painting is poorly done, the glaze color is wrong, the foot is wrong. . . made in the last 20 years.
    8. IVAN49 IVAN49, 3 months ago
      Great XVIII century finds in thrift shops and garage sales should be reserved for those still believing in Santa Claus.
    9. wma, 3 months ago
      IVAN49, I mean rare, but not fictional like Santa Claus. More like the lottery.
    10. apostata apostata, 30 days ago
      simple rule remains , remember it and you are an expertthis is king zhi nian zhi inside double cirkel

      so it cant be before 1890. namely the kangxi revival so from 1890-2020

      there is a light blue afterglare and a dark tonality of the blue

      you got the ferro sedimentation although they overdid the rubbed it in it

      this is a quite well vase around 1900
    11. Danjimcol Danjimcol, 30 days ago
      Thank you very much.

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