Blue and White Chinoiserie Peony Lidded Round Mini Jar each piece is high quality Antique Reproduction Porcelain handmade in Jingdezhen, China. The Artisans use ancient traditional methods of making porcelain and then age them underground for a true unique patina. Made with skill and joy, imperfection is inherently part of its character. Minor variation of color/shape/size is expected for this handmade artisan crafted products, it is desirable and not considered a manufacturing defect.
* Please note these pieces are shipped in their antiqued condition (as pictured) but depending on your preference you may chose to remove some or all of the patina. We recommend using a soft wash cloth and gentle dish soap.
DIMENSIONS: 6" Diameter x 7" H
ORIGIN: Jingdezhen, China
FACTS & HISTORY: The peony is among the longest-used flowers in Eastern culture. Along with the plum blossom it is a traditional floral symbol of China, where it is called 牡丹 (mǔdān). It is also known as 富貴花 (fùguìhuā) "flower of riches and honour" or 花王 (huawang) "king of the flowers", and is used symbolically in Chinese art. In 1903, the Qing Dynasty declared the peony as the national flower.