Famille Rose Peony Ginger Jar

1925
$1,280 USD SOLD
Dimensions
H: 17.25" Dia: 10.0"
Materials
Porcelain
Collection #
CCDB008B
Estimated Shipping
$135

In the early 20th century, Chinese ceramists experimented with a rainbow of vibrant, colorful glazes that brought new energy and innovation to time-honored traditional techniques. This fine porcelain jar was shaped in the ancient baluster form and decorated with a floral scene painted in the period’s expressive, freeform style and "famille rose" coloration. Resplendent with lush florals and brilliant color, the jar is patterned with chirping songbirds and blossoming peonies, symbols of love and affection. Likely gifted as part of a wedding dowry, the jar is painted with characters blessing the couple with happiness, wealth, and status until old age.

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