"thousand flowers" gilt vase

Dec 28, 2020. 10:47 UTC
"Thousand Flowers" gilt  vase
United States of America

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This 10 inch tall vase is covered in painted flowers and there are applied buds and handles at the neck. The base is 5 inches wide.


I have owned this piece for several years. I bought it from an antique outlet.

Answered within about 7 hours
Dec 28, 17:39 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$150 - $250 USD

Insurance Value

$400 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Rhonda,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage Chinese export "Thousand Flowers" polychrome glazed and parcel gilt tianqiuping or globular vase
Made in China, circa 1930-50
With elongated neck decorated with applied root-form handles and buds, the globular body with vivid foliate decoration overall, the underside marked MADE IN CHINA with characters.
10 inches high
PROVENANCE: acquired at a gallery
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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