This beautiful impressive egg shaped antique Japanese ginger jar is a stunning piece from the Meiji period, featuring intricate designs of hand painted birds quail with scenes of the sea, mountains and lush foliage very artistically painted. The lid completes the completed rounded shape with the lid so cleverly made, one can hardly see the start and finish of where it sits. The handle or finial is scalloped very neatly and there are two applied butterflies to the outside opposite upper sides. The jar is made of fine porcelain and has a three footed base, adding to its elegance and charm.Its unique Kutani Satsuma style and exquisite craftsmanship make it a valuable addition to any collection of Asian/Oriental antiques. This antique original piece is from Japan and has been well-preserved over the years, making it a rare find for collectors. With its stunning design and high quality materials, this porcelain ginger jar is sure to impress. Don't miss out on the opportunity to own a piece of history with this beautiful antique Japanese ginger jar.
MEASUREMENTS: Height 10" x 7". CONDITION: Good antique condition with restoration to the lid. Several hair line fractures restored almost without a trace unless on very close inspection.No other chips or other damage. If you need further information please do not hesitate to message me.. I try to describe all the items as accurately and as honestly as possible, and I always include photos or scans of the actual items.
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