Chinese Provincial Blue and White Tea Leaf Jar

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Tea has an auspicious beginning—it was (allegedly) enjoyed by the Buddha himself, and cakes of tea as large as wagon wheels were given to Chinese emperors as tribute. Tea drinking was a symbol of upper-class refinement in ancient China and in later centuries, when this Provincial tea leaf jar was made, a staple in every home. Hand-painted cobalt blue traditional garden scenes encircle the jar on a creamy white background. Additional Dimensions Diameter of opening: 5.75".

  

Details

  • Production Type
    One of a Kind
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Place of Origin
    China
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    22.25 in. H
    57 cm H
  • Diameter
    13.5
  • Dealer Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU82007726753
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