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Late Qing lamp?
Do others agree with late Qing dating for this? At any rate, it seems very well done. The flowers have great color. It got me wondering if it could be a bit earlier? John
Would agree with late Qing/early Republic. Nice pheasants!
John I would usually say leave it as a lamp but I think this lamp kit is taking the beauty away from the piece. Just my thought I see that top boarder on a lot of early Republic pieces.
I allow myself to use your topic because I have a vase which has a bird like yours, it has I believe a Hongxian mark but I imagine that it is not of time. Maybe republic?
Your vase does have Hongxian mark in iron red. Hand written rather than stamped.
There is a lot of controversy over whether or not any imperial wares were made etc as his reign was very short.
My personal opinion is that none were made.
Your vase is a beautiful example from the early Republic period. Circa 1920's/30's.
These are very desirable at the moment.
I did see that and thought it was unusual.
Not completely unknown for Republican period IMO. I have seen similar painted like this before.
@imperialfinegems yes, my yellow lamp from about the same period, which you kindly identified. More thoughts… I thought I was learning that Republic was higher quality decoration normally than Guangxu/late Qing. Is “normally” the key or am I incorrect in my learning?
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