Hello Peter Better Pictures

by CJ
(Ca)

Hi Peter here are some better pictures for you. Thank you for answering my posts.

Everything seems to be embossed? Not sure if that is correct word but it all feels ruff on the canton rose stuff and the colorful tiles. The blue stuff feels smooth. I am hoping that the photos will change your mind on covered bowls;) if not its ok. I really want to know if it is my photographs either way im good with your answer.

By the way I wanted to say its very nice of you to take the time and energy to answer all of our questions and wanted you to know I appreciate it so much, its a very kind thing:)

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porcelain items
by: peter

Hi, the lidded items are new, that means they are of a more recent production. There are NO such lids in antique Chinese porcelain.
The partial item shown to the right is probably mid-20th century or later, judging from the painting style alone.

The other two are still much too small to see any details. It is necessary to see the surface clearly, including the colors, any blemishes or surface qualities. Partial pictures are fine to show these, but the foot rim and bottom are the most important.

Embossed? That is probably the enamel which is thick. Thick, uneven enamel means that an item is older or antique and hand-made. The newer factory made ones are frequently smooth. That mark probably has some English mentioning either Hong Kong or Macao, where the painting was likely done. I am not sure about the age of plates made there, but probably about the first quarter of the 20th century, I would assume.

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Chinaese Dishes Or Junk?

by CJ
(Ca)

Here is some stuff I have always been curious about. It looks very nice but Im just not sure how well fakes are made these days.

Thank You Cj

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various items
by: peter

Basically it would be better if you could upload the items individually, with a closeup shot and a picture of the bottom.

The plate on the right and similar cup are approximately, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing reign.
The rest appears to be 'medallion rose' items. Except the new ones, the others need inspection of enamel, to tell for sure how old they might be. They could be 19th century, about turn of the century/early 1900s or later in the 20th century. Smooth surface of these means newer, thick uneven enamel means older. Bottom picture, any marks and the surface consistency, as well as color tones should be visible close up (partial).
Rose medallion items were made until far into the 20th century (they still are, probably). The later ones are printed and have a smooth surface. The enamel of the older ones is quite unevenly thick.

Lidded bowls are new.

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