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Antique Chinese Vases

Curate a considered collection of fine decorative items and give your home an elevated eastern element with our edit of antique Chinese vases here at Vinterior. From ornate styles cast in bronze to recognisable white and blue designs that bring to mind priceless Ming-dynasty vases. Have fun deciphering antique Chinese vase markings, marvel at hand-painted scenes of Far Eastern promise, and find a statement piece of home decor in our exclusive edit.

Hand-selected by an experienced and passionate seller, each piece in our range has been chosen for its impeccable quality, definitive character, and unique history. Choose an antique Chinese porcelain vase for your hallway table or living room sideboard to display seasonal blooms in style or simply as a standalone piece. Opt for a large Chinese vase for your hallway floor. Or go for more intricate delicate pieces to adorn your bookcase. No matter your interior vision, current collection, or even your budget, you’ll find a one-of-a-kind pre-owned Chinese vase for your home with us.

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Antique Chinese vases

As far back as 206 BC – 220 AD, the Chinese have made porcelain vases which put them at the forefront of the art form. The heat and water-resistant pottery set a new standard in vase design and decoration. You’ll find a selection of antique Chinese vases in our collection, including Ming vases. And you can also search for carefully crafted Oriental furniture to match, including some wonderful Chinese cabinets.

Antique Chinese porcelain vases for sale at Vinterior

Shop a huge edit of home decor here at Vinterior and find antique Chinese vases for sale. Whether you’re looking for a home for your favourite seasonal blooms, a large Chinese vase to bring kudos to a space, or you're curating an enviable collection of decorative objects to fill your space with character, you’ll find just the right piece in our vases edit of Chinese-style antique pieces.

How to tell if a Chinese vase is antique

Luckily there are some easy ways to tell if a Chinese-style vase is a genuine antique or not. Our marketplace is curated by passionate, expert sellers who will have already done the painstaking work of checking for quality and authenticity when they procured the Chinese antique vases you’re interested in, but if you’re looking to assure yourself, below are the telltale ways to find an original Chinese antique vase:

  • Shape – commonly the plum shape was used throughout most dynasties, varying slightly from period to period.
  • Markings - Antique Chinese vase markings range from stamps to prints to engravings. A mark can be crucial to work out the maker or artist of a piece.
  • Colour – the majority of antique Chinese porcelain vases were decorated with variations of blue and white, but also keep an eye out for red hues and green overglazes.
  • Glaze – glass-like glazes were commonly used throughout Chinese vase making.
  • Porcelain – China all but pioneered the use of fine, white porcelain, a rarity among modern ceramics.Age – antique Chinese vases will demonstrate signs of age such as cracks, chips, and crazing.

If you’re still unsure about the provenance of a vase you’re interested in here at Vinterior, send a message to the seller and ask. They should be able to demonstrate the piece's history and help you choose the perfect porcelain Chinese antique vase.

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