Indigo Blue and White Lotus Jar

c. 1900
$368 USD SOLD
Dimensions
H: 14.0" Dia: 9.5"
Materials
Ceramic
Collection #
ZZZ108E
Estimated Shipping
$75

This unique baluster or temple jar was hand formed and painted with a lotus motif in the Zhejiang region of China during the early 20th century. These jars were often used to store and transport spices, tea, medicinal herbs and even sweetmeats during Chinese New Year. It was customary for the recipient to return the jar filled with different delicacies.

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