Monumental Chinese Blue and White Qilin Ginger Jar

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This monumental blue and white ginger jar, which was originally intended for storing spices, is hand-painted with a shizi topper (otherwise known as a Fu dog), which symbolizes power and strength of character; and clouds, which represent heaven. Among the clouds are qilin, Chinese mythical creatures symbolizing magnificence, joy and benevolence, its Chinese blue and white style has inspired ceramists worldwide since cobalt was first introduced to China from the Middle East thousands of years ago.

 
Details
Production Type
Limited Edition
Production Time
Available Now
Place of Origin
China
Date of Manufacture
2015
Period
21st Century
Materials and Techniques
Glazed   Ceramic
Paint
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
43 in. H
109 cm H
Diameter
17.5
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU82008207733
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