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I need help to identify a 19th or 20th century jardiniere
I am kindly asking for your help to identify the age of these two blue and white jardinieres. They have a shape I have never seen before. Thank you
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You may have to provide pictures of the inside and the base along with dimensions in order to obtain an accurate estimate of date.
Rather vases or brush pots than jardinieres in my opinion. The background pattern looks carefully hand painted. Quite interesting. But as Mark said, more information and additional pictures might help.
thank you for your replies. It 76cm high. The vases/jardinieres are in storage at the moment. I might not be able to take additional photos right now. Are the ones I uploaded enough to give us a general idea? Very sorry for that...
One of the key area's that we look at is the base and footrim , we really need more detailed photo's to tell you anything more .
At the minute from what i can see they look a nice quality pair of jars or vases , but as for age or authenticity i cannot say.
Ok, a bit too large for brush pots 😁 Rather impressive items in that size! Probably late Qing? Difficult to tell without additional pictures but maybe some of the experts here recognizes the style.
Not sure without further pictures due to the intense style of painting.
So in my opinion I think it may fall into the earlier Republican period 1912-1930. The inside rim appears to be not vertical. Has the look of a slight lip which is consistent with guangxu/republican porcelain.
Very nice pair of vases. Painted with a good level of skill and not done so in haste in my observation. Quality of early republic pieces were/are better than late Qing period in my opinion.
Hi Marie g. - and as with Mark, welcome to this wonderful forum! ...
Not really my area and, as others have said, rather difficult to tell without interior and base images but they appear well painted, good quality and an impressive size ... I hope you can post some additional when time allows ...
I agree these are very impressive, finely painted with nice shading of the rocks etc on the landscapes, and very good detail on the men in the boat , the precious objects round the top etc
Do they have a drain hole in the bottom? Possibly they are export umbrella stands, and I also think they probably date to late C19th, guangxu period.
I think they might be planters.
100% not later than 19th C in my humble opinion, safe to say 'late Qing'. Stunning decorations with impressive attention to detail also the composition is just perfect - it's harmonious, there is no distortion, no conflict there.
Amazing pair, personally I wouldn't sell it, never, once they're gone, they're gone... Also a very good investment. Now they might be worth few k, 10 years from now - who knows, 10x more, 15x more?
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I wish they were mine. They are lovely. I am also inclined to think that the upper rim places them more early 20th c than late 19th, but I think what matters here is the quality.
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