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AppraiserJM
AppraiserJM, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Category: Antiques
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Experience:  Certified Appraiser, Appraiser's Association of America. USPAP qualified through 2015.
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My name is ***** *****. I inherited a vase and am trying to

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Customer: Hi. My name is ***** *****. I inherited a vase and am trying to figure out its value.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: It is Chinese. The bottom has a four character red mark with a thin red box inside of a thicker red box around it. After doing some internet research the character translate to Qianlong Nian Zhi.
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I have taken some pictures that I attached.
Expert:  AppraiserJM replied 11 months ago.

Hi, my name is*****'m a certified appraiser and I'd be happy to help.

The red stamp is a copy of the Qing Qianlong Dynasty seal mark from the 18th century, but use of this particular stamp actually indicates that the item was made around 1950-1975. The bright pink coloration also indicates this date--true famille rose from earlier periods would have been a much softer hue.

The value would be approximately $30-$40.

Sincerely,

Jennifer