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When having a look around for examples of Chinese Champleve' because of a post by Steen I came across the Christie's link below and I thought hello I know you.. and looked up on self and saw this ....
Think mine don't look so good ? nah it's just they can afford a better photographer than I can ! well it's pretty similar plus mine has a dent in his head. Mines the prototype they improved with practice
Nice looking luohon you picked up on your travels. I like the intense sky blue. It's got some age!!
Nothing on the reverse/base?
Yes mine is obviously a later copy showing in lots of little ways. Compared to the Christie's example basically the quality is not the same .. just my attempt of Sunday fun... don't forget to change your clocks!
No mine is not marked however the decoration on his cloak appears to be Chinese script so have uploaded a photo of the back if George comes he may be able to read it, although I think it might be a representation of ancient script. @gfhandel
Oh, I didn't notice the entire script/calligraphy over the entire robe. That's cool!
I think it's early 20th century if not earlier.
Hope George chims in with his interpretation.
Yes thanks Michael I have changed clocks. Although atm it's the last thing on my mind as I am in a precarious situation with violence and threats of burglary. Nothing I can do about it except move. Which I have over the last couple of days. The last thing I need is all my antiques destroyed. Mental Health laws here are frightening/stupid. Police won't lift a finger unless he kills/serious injury. Remember that guy, Michael in bourke st? I am faced with a similar crazed idiot who has history of doing this intimidation, extortion and violence.
All the best to you Mark hope the move goes well. Melbourne used to be such a nice town ,If we don't hear from you over the next few days will understand why.. get your move sorted.
Oh my goodness, Mark. I am not aware of the issue you refer to, not living there myself, but please take care. That sounds dangerous and very frightening!
Hope the move is successful and extracts you from the very dangerous situation your currently having to endure ...
Take care of yourself, my friend ...
@imperialfinegems Hope your move goes well and that things smooth over. Sounds like your situation is challenging. I work in the mental health field in the U.S. and it is ridiculous here as well. I have seen many unnecessary things happen because of a very flawed system. At any rate, be well.
Thank you guys for your kind words of support. It means alot to me at this difficult time.
I have moved in with a friend atm. Sadly all my items are packed mostly in boxes. So I don't get to physically enjoy them.
I am still rattled by the whole situation. If I did something like that to my neighbor I would immediately be arrested and have a intervention order against me. This nutter is not stupid. He is playing the system. Michael will recall the difficulty the police had in apprehending an offender who went on a rampage in bourke st last year. In the end I think he killed 8 people with his car before he was finally arrested. The police were powerless to detain/arrest him prior to this because he was under a mental health assessment order.
Anyway will see how things pan themselves out of the next couple of months.
Mark, so sorry to hear about your trouble, yes stay away. I hope you find a better, safer place.
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