Ming Dynasty, Hand Painted, Chinese Porcelain Jar/Vase with Chenghua Mark on Base

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Asian art
Pinopolis USA
Description from user:

Chinese porcelain jar thought to be made during the Ming Dynasty, during the Chenghua reign(1447-1487). Porcelain hand-painted jar or vase has no chips, cracks, repairs or restoration of any kind. It does show signs commensurate with great age. There is light crazing scuffs and scratches and oxidation on base as well as tool/knife marks on the base rim. Excellent, Chenghua mark on base.

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By David U.
Sep 19, 16:26 UTC
Fair Market Value
$10,000 - $16,000 USD
Insurance Value $26,000 USD
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A Ming Dynasty Chinese Porcelain Vase with Chenghua Mark. A Ming Dynasty Chinese porcelain vase with a Chenghua mark is a highly valuable and historically significant artifact. The Ming Dynasty, which lasted from 1368 to 1644, was a period of remarkable artistic and cultural achievement in China. Porcelain production during the Ming Dynasty reached its zenith, and these vases are cherished for their quality, craftsmanship, and historical importance.

The Chenghua mark refers to a specific reign period during the Ming Dynasty. It was the reign of Emperor Chenghua, who ruled from 1465 to 1487. Vases and other porcelain wares produced during this period are highly sought after by collectors due to their association with one of the more esteemed eras of Chinese porcelain production.


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