no picture of the piece is available for help. By.R Laurence MD, 2003 For a pair Wanli dishes with the mark discussed above see : Rare Marks on Chinese Ceramics, A Joint Exhibition from the Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum (Ming Wilson, School of Oriental and. Regardless of time or place, basic pottery techniques have varied little except in ancient America, where the potters wheel was unknown. The name of this ware was derived from Paros, the Greek island from which sculptors in ancient times obtained the creamy or ivory-tinted marble that Parian ware resembled. Small vase, coral red enamels with stamped gilt decoration. Style and enamels do looks.
Xushenfang Zhi - "Xu Shen Estate Ordered / made to order by Xu Shen House". Exhibited : Ostasiatiska Museet. The overglaze enamel decorations executed during the reign of Chenghua (1465-87 which were never surpassed in China, incorporated flowers, foliage, and figure subjects against backgrounds of arabesques and scrollwork. Provenance : Philips Bond Street, Chinese and Japanese Porcelain, 19th November 1999, Lot. Mark: Da Xiong Bao Dian. Probably Guangxu (1875-1908) period or somewhat later. Other regions could not compete with the massive Chinese economy, nor could their potters create vessels as lustrous as porcelain. Ming dynasty : tianqi ming dynasty : tianqare Dated Ming Porcelain Dish. Zhongguo Jingdezhen Zhi - China Jingdezhen Made, factory # 21 Click here to see large picture Zhongguo Jingdezhen Zhi - (China Jingdezhen made) 103. Possibly of the period.