Chinoiserie Blue and White Porcelain Temple Jar, Fish Motif
Under the Sea Chinoiserie Blue and White Porcelain Temple Jar, Fish Motif is absolutely STUNNING, it's the largest and the most dramatic piece in our collection to date. It is a prized Jar and centerpiece to add to any collection! Of course its even more dramatic in pairs!
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: 14" DIA x Height: 24" H * Heavy and oversize item ships in large box delivery charges will reflect
ORIGIN: Jingdezhen, China
FACTS & HISTORY: The words for fish and abundance are pronounced the same in Chinese (鱼, yu) so the fish in the Chinese culture symbolizes wealth. Fish also symbolize harmony, marital happiness and reproduction because they multiply rapidly and sometimes swim in pairs.
So giving someone a gift with a Fish Motif for an engagement or wedding for example could be considered a very meaningful or auspicious gift.