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blue and white moonflask

by James

Hi! How you doing today? Just wondering if this is newer or older? Is the writing chinese or japanese .Thank you for your help.

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Oct 01, 2010
Moon flask
by: peter

Hi James,
Looks magnificent.
This looks 20th century to me, but from these pictures I am not sure when. Rather second half, I would say judging from the bottom and mark.
The mark itself is a "Jingdezhen" mark used only later in the 20th century, and the style of handwriting was not used in marks early on, thus it seems to confirm what I said above.

Can you check with a magnifier whether it is hand-painted? the individual brush strokes should be clearly visible if it is.

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