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A very pretty Kangxi CHARGER ending in a couple days
This was listed about a week ago ending on Sunday this week. It's been on the eBay today page, but thought I'd share it here in case anyone missed it.
V er y Fi ne C hi ne se E xp or t KangxiC ha rg er. Ha s a ni ce m ar k on t he back.
Well spotted Julie!
On further examination I concur with your sentiment. Very odd.
BTW same seller has a very nicely carved openwork jade plaque. Said set in a cloisonné style box (box probably dates from 19/20th Century). Plaque being a greyish-white of an even colour, in the form of a dragon.
Based purely on pictures IMO the carving style is consistent with examples from the late Ming period. The quality of the carving also suggest said period. Unfortunately it appears to have some minor damage to the left hand side.
Nether the less, despite the damage it is a very desirable example being a dragon. Highly sought after by collector's of archaic jade as well as dragon hunters etc. At its current level of bidding it is IMO a bargain!
That’s rather strange, Julia. Possibly the plate is a bit askew on the table so it’s only an optical effect due to the lense he used. If I was interested in the plate I would ask the seller. He also offers a very nice Republic plate that is already at $280. But like Giovanni I avoid buying outside Europe nowadays, too expensive and troublesome with shipping and customs.
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