chinese brown etched swan. Any thoughts on authenticity

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by sunday silence, Apr 30, 2022.

  1. sunday silence

    sunday silence Well-Known Member

    this came up at an auction a few weeks ago. I passed on it but I'm still not sure if maybe this was the real deal. 22324225_IMG7524.jpg 74664603_IMG7520.jpg 47336992_IMG7507.jpg 99663474_IMG7510.jpg 17834417_IMG7511.jpg
     
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  2. Marie Forjan

    Marie Forjan Well-Known Member

    How is it etched?

    JMHO, with that painted on staining on the bottom and the rim, I think very new trying to look old.
     
  3. Ce BCA

    Ce BCA Well-Known Member

    You didn't miss out, this is certainly a very modern one, possibly almost new.
     
  4. sunday silence

    sunday silence Well-Known Member

    oh yeah that stuff on the bottom. I thought they were abrasions like someone had deliberately aged it so it looked suspect.
     
  5. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    As above. Deliberate aging to bottom is red flag.

    Debora
     
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  6. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    I'd say it's not a deliberate fake; it's new not trying too hard to fool anyone but doing it anyway by accident.
     
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  7. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    Someone went to the cost and trouble of smearing brown paint on bottom.

    Debora
     
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  8. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    But brown paint not rubbed off is just meant to look like, not look exactly like. In my opinion anyway. But then I grew up with some in the house.
     
  9. JayBee

    JayBee Well-Known Member

    Fake Qian Long chop. The brown on the bottom is faking old, commonly used to "age" pieces.
     
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  10. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    That's a pass.
     
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  11. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Intended to deceive, no excuses, plain fake.;) The 'dirt' isn't paint, it washes off.
     
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