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Antique Japanese Vase

by Jennylee Chinnock
(Brisbane, Australia)

1st side of vase

1st side of vase

This vase was give to me some years ago by my mother. It has been stored for many years and I have only just re-discovered it when cleaning out old boxes.

The only information I have ever been told about it, is that it was antique, other than that I no nothing about it.

Would someone happen to know the history, age, origin, value of this vase.

It has a different picture on each side and apart from needing a good clean it is in immaculate condition.

Kind regards,
J Chinnock
Brisbane Australia

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May 24, 2011
by: Anonymous

Republican period probably with poorly executed "faux bois" pattern I Think. Chees

May 02, 2011
by: peter

I can't tell you much about it. It has a Chinese Qianlong reign mark, which probably is apocryphal.
I can't recognize any specific Japanese features, but the red decoration pattern doesn't look Chinese either.
I suggest to try and see if someone at recognizes the pattern. They have people knowledgeable about Japanese ceramics over there.

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