Beautiful, large vintage (possibly antique), Chinese blue and white porcelain lidded urn.
White, with hand painted dragon and phoenix motif, and panels of quatrefoil pattern around the shoulders.
Unmarked - unglazed outer rim on base underside, and unglazed outer rim on underside of lid.
In good condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs - lid shows some age-related discolouraton with a rough spot on very tip of lid finial (we could not find a chip - just feels like possibly a small area of glaze loss).
45cm (17.72") high to top of lid finial
29,5cm (11.61") high without lid
13cm (5.12") diameter mouth
22cm (8.66") diameter at shoulder
18,4cm (7.24") diameter base
*Phoenix symbolizes loyalty and honesty, and the dragon is used as a symbol of power, strength, and good luck.
Quatrefoil (meaning 'four leaves') symbolizes good luck.
There are other symbols on this jar - we have just pointed out the more prominent ones.
Shipping from Canada
3-5 business days
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