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Asian Vases809 of 1039does any one know what my vase is.6 inch little Asian Vase
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    Posted 7 years ago

    Songwriter53
    (402 items)

    a friend of mine who lives in Calabasas California came to visit me and brought me a few Asian items , she isn't a collector of these types of items she knew I love collecting pieces like this so she bought them for me as a gift. She told me she found these at an antique store a long the way ,, If anyone knows what the markings is please comment .. this is about 11 inches tall 5 -2/3 wide .

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      Chinese reign marks. Six character marks. Read down from right.
      "Imperial reign marks are like all Chinese texts read from top to bottom and from right to left.
      The first character is thus the one at top right .
      The marks are also written in one, two or three columns or rows.
      Your marks are read in this order:
      4, 1
      5, 2
      6, 3

      http://gotheborg.com/marks/index-china-marks.htm








    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      The mark is Wanli 1573-1620. But ........ Fakes abound. Only an expert will be able to tell you if it is real or not, no matter how much was paid for it.
    3. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 7 years ago
      Thank you so much for all the information I really appreciated . I wil have someone check the vase out , If it turns out to be fake , I'll still love it , it was a gift after all.. Thanks again :)
    4. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 7 years ago
      some people piss me off
    5. inky inky, 7 years ago
      Maybe Moonstonerlover21 would like to help you out, I would think she could read Chinese...a lovely gift!....:-)
    6. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 7 years ago
      Thank you Inky:)
    7. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 7 years ago
      i added another photo of the base
    8. shrine shrine, 7 years ago
      bad photos, but it's very unlikely to be genuine in my mind.
    9. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 7 years ago
      Sorry songwriter, may i hijack your post briefly, to try to contact shrine, he has no posts but claims to be an Asian collector, i thought maybe he could have a look at these 2 mysteries..
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/105777-japanese-picture-with-origami-folded
      I don't know if he'll see it, or know anything, but they've been a mystery for over 1/4 century! Be nice to solve it.
    10. Stillwater Stillwater, 7 years ago
      Yeah... The colors are wrong. Sorry :(

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