its 8 inch tall and 8 inch wide, the opening is 3/4 of a inch out to the rim is 1 3/4 inch wide . the porcelain is age cracked but no cracks or chips . there are how ever firing flaws where the glaze mist a spot as you can see in the pictures . i have had it for about 30 years but before that no idea , was gave to me
neighbor was moving out came over said his mom thought it was valuable but gave it to me about 30 years ago
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The Chinese characters on the bottom read - in Chinese - "Made in China"
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A Chinese Celadon matte-glazed gourd vase
Made in China, second half 20th Century
Of gourd form, the body with allover matte celadon glaze with blossom and figural decoration overall, marked below.
8 inches high, 8 inches diameter
CONDITION: minor craquelure and small firing flaw
PROVENANCE: gift of a friend
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