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Doris - dfm925, Pres, Owner Nashville Appraisals Corporation
Category: Antiques
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Experience:  Antiques store owner 10+yrs.Best of Nashville Two Years. Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. Member AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum.
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I HAVE A CELADON STATUE (PERFECT CONDITION), 18" TALL, BASE

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I HAVE A CELADON STATUE (PERFECT CONDITION), 18" TALL, BASE IS 5" X 4", CIRCA 1950, FRIEND BROUGHT IT HERE FROM ASIA. (CRACKLED FINISH), WEIGHT 7 LBS. I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT IT MIGHT BE WORTH.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

Please know that I cannot accept any requests for "live conversations" such as phone calls. I must research data to give the most accurate answer.

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I thank you in advance for your patience.

Kind regards,

Doris

Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.

"Celadon is a term for ceramics denoting both a type of glaze and a ware of celadon (color). Celadon originated in China, and notable kilns such as the Longquan kiln in Zhejiang province are renowned for their celadon works. Celadon production later spread to other regions in Asia, such as Japan, Korea and Thailand."

Some celadon has been found that dates back to 25-320AD.

From my research, I was able to determine that your celadon 20thC statue has a retail art gallery value of $275-300 assuming perfect condition.

If you would like to sell close to retail -

The internet has your largest audience of buyers. Place small ads on these sites or set up your own small store on these sites.

Etsy.com - no or small fees
Artfire.com
Goantiques.com - more upscale fee based
Rubylane.com - more upscale fee based
Tias.com
Amazon Marketplace: http://services.amazon.com/content/sell-on-amazon.htm/ref=footer_soa?ld=AZFSSOA
cyberattic.com
collectoronline.com
collect.com
trocadero.com

A private seller to a dealer can expect 30-60% of retail value.

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Doris