Subject:Re: Please help date this Qianlong Vase
Posted By: Bill H Thu, Oct 15, 2020
Vases weren't made in China like this for more than a century and a half after the Qianlong emperor died. This is a late 20th century example of transfer decoration from the bottom up. The Chinese porcelain industry didn't adopt transfer technology on a continuing commercial basis until the early 20th century, and I've seem some of the early work that was much more subtle than what came later.