, the first ruling dynasty of Imperial China. In the 19th century ginger jars became a fashionable product mass produced for export to the West where they were used as a decorative element rather than a functional ware. Ginger jars lend themselves to a wide array of decorative blue and white glazed treatment, including depictions of dragons, carp, landscapes, and floral motifs. This lovely example features the classic double-happiness motif.
Together with an intricate foliate patterned. It measures 9.75 inches in diameter by 10 inches in height (24.7 cm by 25.4 cm). The vase shows wear consistent with use, including scuffs, rubbing, tiny glaze imperfections and a few stains, but generally is in very good condition. It also comes with a fine carved mahogany wood lotus leaf form base.A fine collectors piece for anyone interested in Chinese porcelain. Our goal is to bring the same experience and excitement of collecting that we have been delivering in-person to collectors across the globe at Primitive in Chicago. Every object we sell online has been carefully hand-selected with special attention to detail, quality, and significance. The item "CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE WARES GLAZED PORCELAIN GINGER JAR DOUBLE HAPPINESS BASE" is in sale since Thursday, January 5, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Vases". The seller is "gjpaw" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.