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Chinese Egg Jar


Dragons, phoenixes and flowers transform this glazed jar into a work of art. In traditional Chinese symbolism, the dragon and phoenix pair to represent the emperor and empress. Originally used to pickle eggs, it is now perfect to house large foliage indoors and out.  


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    H 30 in. x Dm 27 in.

    H 76.2 cm x Dm 68.58 cm

  • Diameter
    27 in. (68.58 cm)
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    Chicago, IL
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