A white and blue flowered vase

Jan 15, 2021. 01:53 UTC
A White and Blue flowered Vase
rhonda
United States of America

Acquired from
Auction House

For sale
Maybe
Description

Blue flowers on a white background vase seem to be embossed or a raised design. This vase has a mark on the bottom and a drill marl or some other sort of hole near the hallmark. It was part of a lot of vases and chargers I acquired at an estate sale auction. It is 10 inches tall and 3.25 inches wide at the base.

Provenance

unknown

Answered within about 10 hours
Jan 15, 11:56 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$200 - $300 USD

Insurance Value

$500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Rhonda,

Thanks very much!
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A Chinese Ming dynasty style blue and white baluster vase, drilled for a lamp
20th century, bearing six underglaze blue characters reading "Made Xuande Great Ming"
Of baluster form, the flaring lip over elongated neck, the bulbous body and flaring foot, all ornamented with blue flowers on a white ground, drilled and marked underneath.
10 inches high, 3 1/4 inches diameter at foot.
CONDITION: drilled to be mounted as a lamp (lacking lamp fittings)
PROVENANCE: acquired at auction
$200-300*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Delia Jan 17, 21:14 UTC

You're all set, Rhonda!

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