Subject:Re: Ball vase, sake bottle?
Posted By: Bill H Thu, Jan 03, 2019
The base-mark reads "Made at Jingdezhen" (Jing-de-zhen zhi - 景德镇製). It is written in two lines of simplified characters that are read horizontally across from the top right as:
Based on the simplified characters and style of motif, I believe the vase is a late 20th century or subsequent Chinese product. However, the four-character base-mark is written in an manner that seems to be overshadowed nowadays by four and six-character Jingdezhen marks that read vertically down from the top right, e.g:
Couldn't spot an example of this style among four-character "Jingdezhen zhi" marks at gotheborg.com.