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Chinese 18th Century - Kangxi -Blue and White Porcelain Lidded Jar

Kangxi blue and white large porcelain lidded jar made at Jingdezhen for export to Europe.
Painted with prunus blossom on a cracked ice ground which is repeated on the lid.
The jar was made for decoration to be used in large houses and later erroneously became known as ginger jar, a generic term to name all lidded jars. This jar with original lid is far to large to be a storage jar for ginger or any spice, it was made as a decorative item
Excellent painting to the body with the colour bright and vibrant
The lid is original and is a good fit
private Cheltenham Collection
Excellent for the jar and very good for the lid with just a glaze chip
Item Number JC100720

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Material Porcelain
Age c. 1700
Dimensions Height 23.50 cm  (9.25 inches)