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Post by Pepperpotts on Sun May 26, 2019 11:33 am

The pair measure approx 32cm high and in excellent condition. Glaze has a fine crackle but don't know if this is intentional. It is darker in places where they may have been handled. In certain lights there is a slight iridescence to the surface. Little speckles of blue in the glaze with tiny pimples where a glaze bubble might have burst. Heavyweight and I think stoneware. Even wear to the bottoms, just dirty. No marks anywhere that I can see. Bought them because of the fabulous colour in a charity shop. Any info, even if it's just country of origin would be fab. Not been able to find anything similar 😀Large lime green Urn shaped ceramic vases Img_2014
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Post by NaomiM on Sun May 26, 2019 12:01 pm

They look like modern Chinese decorator’s vases, but photos of the bases are important to check clay and method of manufacture

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Post by Pepperpotts on Sun May 26, 2019 2:37 pm

I had thought Chinese, but the Urn shape didn't seem quite right. I will put up photos of the base when I get back home. Don't mind if they are modern. Just fell in love with them 😊
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Post by NaomiM on Sun May 26, 2019 2:41 pm

They are nice Excellent
Thai Celadon is also possible

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Post by Pepperpotts on Sun May 26, 2019 7:13 pm

Here are the bottoms of bothLarge lime green Urn shaped ceramic vases 15588910
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Post by Pepperpotts on Sun May 26, 2019 7:15 pm

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Post by Mordeep on Tue May 28, 2019 4:18 am

Looks Japanese early 20th century. The deep base and pie crust top I have seen a lot. Most are heavily decorated but nice to see a single colour one.
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