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SA702219

Large Chinese 19th Century Famille Rose Lidded Jar

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£3,388 | $4,511 USD | €3,839 EUR
Item Number: SA702219
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Box House Antiques
This antique has been viewed 22 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

A Chinese famille rose enameled jar of impressive large size and in superb condition.
Late Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). Mainly produced for export from the Chinese port of Canton.
Measures: 64 cm/ 25" tall.
36 cm/ 14 diameter.
Vibrantly enameled overall with reserves of typical foliage, flowers, insects and the exotic phoenix.
Sometimes these large antique lidded jars are referred to as Cantonese Temple Jars.
Often seen in grand English interiors, displayed on fine 18th century pier tables in a long gallery.
Nb. The Phoenix is an ancient Chinese mythological bird and a portent of good fortune. Also referred to in the English tradition as the Hoho bird.
Commonly these large Canton jars are decorated with traditional reserves depicting courtiers in an interior or landscape.
Note a barely visible fine hair crack near the base, approx 3" long, probably from firing.
Est. 1957
CELEBRATING 60 YEARS!
Internal Ref: BHA985



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 63 cm (24.8")
Width = 36 cm (14.2")
Depth = 36 cm (14.2")


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Box House Antiques
Lymington
Hampshire
United Kingdom
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