Meiping Ltd unconditionally guarantees all of the Chinese art it sells as to age, condition and authenticity and provides a Certificate of Authenticity to every purchaser.
It's more important than ever to seek out dealers who vet and guarantee their pieces.
America's Chinese art market is flooded with fakes. There are so many of them, in fact, that a new collector could build an entire collection, piece by piece, and never have a single authentic one.
How did it get this bad? It all stems from the ancient Chinese custom of reproducing old designs in Chinese art as a sign of reverence... read more