Chinese porcelain vase

by Reggie Giguere
(Manchester, NH)

I have a vase with Chinese marking on the bottom and vertical writing-along with flowers & bamboo -all around it. I have searched for some insight into when it was made etc...to no avail. The following is some information provided to me by an acquaintance of a relative who resides in Shanghai. I was told the vase was manufactured by the Jingdezhen Manufacturing of China in Jingdezhen, China. But not the time period etc...

Here's what the email said:

"In the bottom side, it’s “中国景德镇制造”, which means it’s made in “中国景德镇”.

中国景德镇 is a famous place where the best china are made. This should be a very nice vase.
In the out side, there are four drawings with poems from the ancients with the author name, date and seal.
The poems are as below:

Name:《折枝兰》 A poem praises orchid.

Dynasty: Qing(清)

Author:郑 燮

晓风含露不曾干,

谁插晶瓶一箭兰;

好似杨妃新浴后,

薄罗裙系怯君看

Name: 《观美人》 A poem praises beautiful girl.

Dynasty: Tang(唐)

Author: 施肩吾

漆点双眸鬓绕蝉,

长留白雪占胸前。
爱将红袖遮娇笑,

往往偷开水上莲。

Name: 《菊》 A poem praises chrysanthemum.

Dynasty: Qing(清)

Author: 李方膺

莫笑田家老瓦盆,

也分秋色到柴门,

西风昨夜园林过,

扶起霜花扣竹根。

Name: 《吴王美人半醉》 A poem praises of one of the four most famous and beautiful girl. Her name is Xishi.

Dynasty: Tang(唐)
Author: 李白

风动荷花水殿香,

姑苏台上宴吴王。

西施醉舞娇无力,

笑倚东窗白玉床

Can someone tell me when this vase was made & by whom? If it has any value, I would like to have it insured.
Thank You
Reggie Giguere
Manchester, NH

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