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Interpretation of the form, condition and hand painted design points firmly to the late 17thC Ming Dynasty. This tactile circular form Ginger jar / Guan was originally used for carrying herbs and spices for export markets.

Main body has cobalt blue designs over cream/grey grounds.  The hand painting illustrates fishing, a boat and a village scene in simple outline form.

On the bottom there are two markings in cobalt blue.

The base rim is nibbled, the neck opening is generally in good condition with a few nibbles. No lid present.

Widest diameter - 16cm
Height - 16cm

£165.00 including postage to U.K. zone 1 addresses 

For postage costs to addresses outside U.K. zone 1 and overseas postage please enquire prior to placing your order thank you.

Antique 17thC Ginger Jar / Guan - Coastal Scene Pattern

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