From the examples below it is obvious that only 2 or 3 calligraphers were writing the mark in the first 20 or 30 years at least. A Unusual Large Ming Dynasty Inscribed Pottery Ridge Tile c. Take advantage of the large numbers of Chinese ceramics offered around the world at reputable auction houses. We look at the the type of dishonest marks Chinese and Japanese makers have been using, and are still using. Mark: Zhongguo Zhi Zao - China Made.
Text written from right to left. Mark: Zhongguo Jingdezhen Zhi China Jingdezhen made. Mark: Zhongguo Zhi Zao - China Made. The ground colour yellow, is probably the rarest to find on Dayazhai ceramics because of the long-established Imperial connotation of using yellow on objects and textiles associated with an Emperor or Empress. Mark: Da Qing Qianlong Nian Zhi- Chinese emperor Qianlong period make but unfortunately not of the period. Thank you so much for your thoughts, I really appreciate the input and will think through all your suggestions for the next update! So 6-7 characters are the norm.
However, this is the simplest and most direct method and I have done that here. On this piece there also are symbols wording I guess that are diamond shaped with a long mark down the middle of the diamond from top to bottom with 6 short marks coming from the long middle one, 3 on each side of the long middle one. It would be very interesting to know about this in more detail. Mark: Da Ming Chenghua Nian Zhi but probably 1990s. Posted images of the mark and views of the decoration. However we have had many Imperial pieces and as you will see below there are many rare and interesting marks. Mid second half 20th century meaning probably around 1960s to 70s.
She was dedicated, but I have no illusions that she was perfect! Provenance : Robert McPherson Antiques. Mark: Guang Lee Chang Hui - Guang Lee Factory Painted. Two dishes and marks 272 and 273. Mark: Zhongguo Zhi Zao - China Made. Zhen Pin means Precious Product. Look for the name of the pattern included in the marks, as this will indicate a piece created after 1810. Kung owner of the Wa Lee Co.
The mark first appeared in the Kangxi period and became popular in the Late Qing to the Early Republic period 1900-1950. If there are 2 lines of Kanji characters, move to the left and start at the top of the next line, reading downwards again. An Unidentified None-Chinese Inscription from Yunnan Province. Shopping or window shopping on weekends became a popular life style in the city. Handwritten and probably of the period.
Shende Tang Zhi - Made for The Hall of Prudent Virtue The 'Shende Tang' Hall of Prudent Virtue referred to in the base mark was the residence of the Daoguang Emperor in the Yuanming Yuan summer palace in the outskirts of Beijing, where it was located at the western side of the Jiuzhou Qingyan Palace of Peace in the Nine Regions. Asian Art Forums Image info : Resolution:1600x1200 Size:362kB 8. Mark probably somehow related to 169. An update to this marks overview for May 2014 is now complete. What is an acceptable condition depends on whether the ceramic is Imperial quality or not and when it was made. Mark: Chenghua Nian Zhi, Before 1910, probably Guangxu period 1875-1908. Mark: Jiangxi Jingdezhen Min Ci 6 Hao Cai Jiangxi Jingdezhen Reputable Porcelain No.
A single company may have several different ways of hand writing its mark and many different mark stamps would have been used over time as well. The similarity to mark 260. Kind regards Lester Hello Michaela, What a fascinating blog, I am so plased I came acros it, I have daily contact with 20th century Chinese ceramics and have not had such a useful recourse in the past. The cooperative movement at Jingdezhen began in late 1952, continuing into 1956, maybe into 1957. Kung, porcelain merchant in Hong Kong.
The factory was one of five or six on Peng Chau and at most employed 80 workers. A relatively small but important number of Republic marks are also included. Mark: Da Qing Tongzhi Nian Zhi-Great Qing Tongzhi Period Make. I always thought it was Chinese but the mark seems otherwise as it has the cross in the circle at the top. Mid 20th century 1930s to 1960s. I was wondering if you would happen to know what Hua Ping Tang Zhi means and where it might be from.
A chinese surname, also the word for script, writing. Inscribed While Eating A Contemporary Ink Inscription While Eating. Here are a couple of more pics of the markings. The blanks for the dinnerware came from Japan, while the blanks for the other objects usually came from China. These marks were not normally added to the piece to deceive, but more as a sign of reverence to earlier potters of the Ming dynasty 1368-1644. Zhongguo, Zhong Yi, Jingdezhen - China, Zhong Yi factory , Jingdezhen 121.
A Small Ming Porcelain Bowl. Date: probably third quarter of the 20th century. Yang Cheng - Goat City, old name of Canton Guangzhou 603. Second quarter of 20th c. Mark: Jingdezhen Zhi meaning: Jingdezhen Make. The cut off corners of the double framed seal is a significant feature which the painter seems to be unaware of.