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What do you think of this cloisonne bottle?

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Lamlam
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« on: March 18, 2013, 02:53:39 am »

Dear members,

I think it has so age to it.  What do you think?

Cheers,

Curt



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« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2013, 03:21:50 pm »

Hi Curt !

I made the mistake of purchasing a very similar one thinking it was older... But like yours, it was not..

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« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2013, 04:10:26 pm »

Curt,
 Was there a typo? Did you mean, "no age" instead of  "so age"? In that case you are correct.
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« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2013, 03:21:25 am »

Yes Joey.

Joey, other than 'feel', what features would distinguish old cloisonne bottles from modern ones?  i have heard people saying that the presence of small pits (like air bubbles) on the surface usually points to older bottles.  Is that true?

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« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2013, 12:45:39 pm »


There are a couple of topics that may or may not help Curt...  Smiley

Identify Japanese Cloisonne & Distinguish From Chinese Cloisonne

Dating and Identification of Early-period Japanese Cloisonne

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« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2013, 03:08:21 pm »

Curt,
   Earlier cloisonnes do have pitting, but it is also the colours and the simple designs. My best advice is to look up genuine documented examples of cloisonne bottles from ca. 1750-1850, study them, and try to find one which fits into the group.
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 Joey
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« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2013, 11:25:20 pm »

Thank you George/Joey
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