Ming Cizhou Wine Jar

c. 1600
$4,680 USD
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H: 25.0" Dia: 17.0"
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This impressive glazed vessel dates to the early 17th century and was used to store wine and spirits made from rice and other grains. The Ming-dynasty jar has an elegant, tapered form and is beautifully glazed with neutral earth-tones in a style characteristic of cizhou ware. Lotus blossoms and other florals decorate the high shoulders, expressively brushed in warm browns atop a creme-white slip base. Horizontal bands of vines and petals cascade downwards from the narrow neck, followed by a repeating pattern of large florals. Marked with wear and imperfections, the large jar has only become more beautiful with age, a testament to the timelessness of handmade pottery.

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Diameter of Opening 6"

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