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Yuan Blue and Whit Small Jar

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Category
Period
Reference
5912
Framed Height
5 cm (1 1/1")
13th Century Chinese Yuan Dynasty small blue white porcelain jar made at Jingdezhen

This excellent jar is painted to the side with Chrysanthemums and foliage around the main part of the body.

It is a rare jar as it has three lug handles below the rounded rim, the normal is two handles. The three lugs sit well on the shoulder and are equally spaced around the neck

The pattern is a recognised one from the Yuan Dynasty and can be find in Yuan and Ming Blue and White ware from Jiangxi

the blue was usually painted onto the unbaked body of the piece before glazing and firing and is an off shoot of Qing Bi ware

Excellent colour, potting and shape
Framed Height
5 cm (1 1/1")
Year
1279 - 1368
Medium
Porcelain
Country
China
Provenance
private collection from the late 1960s
Literature
Yuan and Ming Blue and White ware from Jiangxi
Condition
perfect