can't identify mark

by Bethany
(San Francisco, CA)

can you help? this mark is on a blue and white jar from the 1700s
thank you for your help.

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mark
by: peter

Why not upload item pictures?
An item's age is NEVER decided by its mark when it comes to Chinese porcelain. Fake marks were used for at least four hundred years and cannot be relied on for dating. This is a non-existent Kangxi mark. Mostly, Kangxi marks written this way are from the 20th century.

THANKS, PETER
by: Bethany

Thank you Peter for the speed of your response and for your help. I am grateful. Beth

unidentified mark
by: Bethany

Peter, the jar is definitely of the period. usually, if someone makes a later copy, they put on a less obscure mark and it is going to be qianlong mark. any other ideas??

mark
by: peter

This is a spurious Kangxi mark. Kangxi marks of the period were not written this way. This is likely from a later copy.

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