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Massive Antique Chinese Earthenware Martaban Dragon Jar

$3,500

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A massive antique Chinese earthenware Martaban Dragon Jar of brown and mustard glaze depicting a pair of celestial dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl of wisdom. Such large ceramic jars were used for storing all sorts of liquids, however the Dragon Jar was known as the vessel of the 100-year old egg. An auspicious delicacy somewhat unfamiliar to the western palette. There is a long history of such jars having been made in the Shiwan kilns of Guangzhou in Southern China, Mid-1800s, Measures: Height 29 in. (73.66 cm.) Diameter 25 in. (63.5 cm.)

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  • Dimensions
    Height: 29 in. (73.66 cm)Diameter: 25 in. (63.5 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1800s
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Palm Beach, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3860121388672

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    Ships From: West Palm Beach , FL
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