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Are these ming vases?

by Matt
(Jewett City, CT, USA)

I have two vases that where passed down to me. I'm told they came from my grandfathers grandfather. I've also been told that they are ming vases. They are about 5 3/4 inches tall. They have markings on the bottom as well as a sticker with the same mark on both vases. I would like to know what the marks on the bottom mean and if they are valuable.

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Feb 02, 2012
by: yumei

The writing looks Japanese, definitely not Chinese.

Feb 01, 2012
by: peter

The decoration colors (butterflies) and shape are impossible for Ming.
My view is that it is 20th century.

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