Apothecary Wine Jar

c. 1900
$380 USD SOLD
Dimensions
H: 9.0" Dia: 8.5"
Materials
Ceramic
Collection #
BJGG027H
Estimated Shipping
$75

A rich brown glaze coats the surface of this round wine jar, interrupted only by a sweep of light brown around the widest point. Crafted in the early 20th century, the jar was once used in a Qing-dynasty apothecary to store wines infused with medicinal herbs, as evidenced by its narrow neck and interior glaze. Contrasted by an unfinished base, the irregular glaze exhibits a rich depth of color and pitted wear that gives the pot fantastic character.

Additional Dimensions:
Opening: 3.5"

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