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As part of the high-end interior decoration, the vase outlines the Chinese traditional auspicious patterns and scrolling lotus patterns. Out of many kinds of porcelain, Faience is the most expensive one as the cost of production is very high. The techniques of its painting is complicated and the materials of the paint are all of natural mineral color. It has become one of the most popular types in the porcelain industry. During the Kuangxu Period of Qing Dynasty, the Chinese porcelain industry reached a peak. A large number of porcelain items from previous dynasties were imitated and made from Guangxu official kiln. However, this massive manufacturing move was to conceal the fact that the Qing Dynasty was going towards an end, especially when they have three big celebrating events for Kuangxu tenth year, twentieth year, and thirtieth year anniversary. Moreover, during that time, the Empress Dowager Cixi was also celebrating her fiftieth, sixtieth, and seventieth birthdays. Therefore, a large number of imitated porcelain were made to cover the dusk of the empire. 10.1 inch H, 5.25 inch W

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Kuangxu Copied Qianlong Porcelain Vase

Estimate $5,000 - $8,000May 12, 2018