Playful Children Blue and White Porcelain Round Storage Jar
Cobalt Guild offers an assortment of blue and white porcelain vessels from the antiques markets of Jingdezhen, a town long distinguished by imperial patronage. This piece measures 6” x 7” SKU C413
Chinoiserie Blue and White Porcelain Mini Jar, Kids Playing Under Tree Motif Mirroring that of its name this jar portrays children playing in a garden. This theme is important in Chinese culture and reflects a cultural desire to carry on the familial name, bringing honor and prosperity to the family. As well an evergreen tree symbolizing longevity because it can endure severe weather.
Eachpiece is high quality Antique Reproduction Porcelain handpainted 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.
FACTS & HISTORY: Depictions of children have had a prominent place in Chinese art since the Song period (960-1279). Yet one would be hard pressed to find any significant discussion of children in art in the historical documents of imperial China or contemporary scholarship on Chinese art.