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small jar

by Salim

Hello Piter,
Thank you for your explanation last time. Had help me learn kraak little better. This time I have underglaze red. Any chance it was a Ming's ?

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Kind regard,

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small jar
by: salim

Hi Peter, Hi Tim,
To Peter. Thank you again for your time and expertise. Sorry, I will upload more picture at the same link after I find my magnifier.
To Tim. Your advice is fully agreeable. And I am really grateful for that. And please do not hesitate to comment because as a beginner I willing to learn from who can spare their knowledge.

Best wishes,

Underglaze red
by: Tim


You have shown us many items that are, if authentic, rare and
desirable. Some are obvious fakes, others look "correct." Now, unless you are extremely fortunate to have found a hoard of real antiques, I say you should look at them with educated eyes. If you want to be a collector of antiques, you must be a scholar first. You must study/look at authentic antiques in books, museums, and at auctions, learn Chinese history, trade history, Chinese language, culture...etc.

One must be a student of the subject before one becomes a collector. Study, study, and study before you buy. Look often and buy little is the saying.

underglaze red jarlet
by: peter

The bottom looks indeed as if it could be Ming. The glazed neck and white glaze is right too.
However, as genuine underglaze red items are rare, I cannot for sure tell if this is authentic or not. Would like to know myself too. Inspection with a magnifier may bring a more reliable result than merely viewing pictures, I'm afraid. :-)

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