All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1221289 (stock #2091)
Qing dynasty Blue / White Porcelain Ginger Jar, China circa 1880. Decorated with flora and climbing vines. Geometric band encircling lidded mouth. Intact with some small chips on lid from use and age. 9" high & 8" Diameter. In very good condition. Ex: Lovell Hall Antiques, Maine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1189118 (stock #1943)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
Early Qing Dynasty Blue & White porcelain Guan / Wine Jar with Phoenix design is forerunner of the Ginger Jar. Originally used for wine and pickled liquids they had no covers but used wood tops that were waxed closed. Circa 1750 C.E., 6 3/4" high. Crane (he 鹤) The crane is a symbol of longevity because it lives a long life and its white feathers stand for old age. It also represents high status as the crane is regarded as ‘a bird of the first rank’ in the imperial hierarchy...