Featured Chinese Tiles

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by John Brassey, Sep 19, 2023.

  1. John Brassey

    John Brassey Well-Known Member

    These two tiles had felt on the bases but I removed the felt to look for a mark.

    IMG_3354.jpeg IMG_3345.jpeg I think they date to around the 1920-1940 period. The mark is clear and reads Swatow Pangkoi Gou Kim Hall Manufactured by followed by a seal.

    I thought it would be straightforward to find lots of tiles with this mark but I’ve drawn a complete blank.

    Has anyone seen others?
  2. sabre123

    sabre123 Well-Known Member

    There's a similar one on Etsy (unfortunately). It has a very similar mark that is a little more clear than the one on your tile (in reality, may not even be close):

    tile01.png tile02.png
  3. sabre123

    sabre123 Well-Known Member

    I'll do one of these, too:

  4. John Brassey

    John Brassey Well-Known Member

    Thanks. I saw that. It’s a similar mark but not the same one.
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  5. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

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  6. J Dagger

    J Dagger Well-Known Member

    Ooh. Those could be quite valuable! Genuinely old Chinese things with calligraphy on them do very well. Even early 20th century things. I’ve seen framed tiles/plaques go for big money. Maybe try searching plaque or screen instead of tile? They may have been framed originally.
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  7. John Brassey

    John Brassey Well-Known Member

    Apologies. Yes the seal looks the same but the writing above is different. Mine probably an earlier mark from the same maker. Thanks.
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