Featured Potties,a little Asian vase

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by johnnycb09, Feb 28, 2024.

  1. johnnycb09

    johnnycb09 Well-Known Member

    Hi all. Picked this up mainly because its so pretty,and small! Its 3 1/2 inches high. Chinese ceramics are such a minefield I usually avoid them . Older ? Newer ? I am hopeless with Chinese signatures,so any ideas are greatly appreciated.
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  2. Ce BCA

    Ce BCA Well-Known Member

    First character seems to be 苙 (Oro) or 茜 Akane middle character anyone's guess lower character is 造 (Zo - made). Interestingly when I saw it before seeing the mark I thought it looked more like a European attempt at Japanese styling. Given the vase type I suspect it does have some age, I doubt it would be post WW2.
     
  3. johnnycb09

    johnnycb09 Well-Known Member

    Thats funny because when I googled it it kept showing European examples . Thank you for trying.
     
  4. kentworld

    kentworld Well-Known Member

    Is it glass or pottery? It has a very glassy look.
     
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  5. J Dagger

    J Dagger Well-Known Member

    It does look awfully glassy. Classic “bottle vase” form. I’d think post wwii based on the fast unrefined decoration. Unless it was European made in the Asian style, then maybe pre war?
     
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  6. johnnycb09

    johnnycb09 Well-Known Member

    Its pottery but I too thought glass at first.
     
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