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Blue & White Chinoiserie Handpainted Dragon Ginger Jar

Designer: The Enchanted Home

$170.00 USD
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This beautiful Ginger Jar has been handpainted and glazed with the Chinese dragon, a symbol of power, strength, and good luck. 

For the self proclaimed "lover of beautiful things." The unmistakable Chinese dragon, also known as East Asian dragon, Long dragon, or Oriental  dragon, are commonly depicted as scaled, long-bodied, snake-like beasts with four legs and long whiskers. 

Dragons in China are generally used as a symbol of culture. The Chinese dragon is a spiritual and cultural symbol that represents prosperity and good luck. In Chinese mythology, the dragons are Gods in Heaven, and control many water-related powers, and is interchangeable with the rain deity who fosters harmony. 

In Chinese culture, excellent and outstanding people are compared to a dragon. 

It also one of the Chinese Zodiacs, and a common symbol of the new year. 

History of Chinoiserie

Traditional and wildly popular since the 1700's, Chinoiserie, or the replicated appearance of Chinese art forms, namely the renowned porcelain blue and white ceramics, have made a statement in households for centuries, though its roots go much farther back than that in the Chinese art forms.

ORIGIN 

Made in China

A curator of stunning, high-quality pottery and Chinoiserie. Self proclaimed "lover of beautiful things." Almost every piece of porcelain collection is handmade, hand-painted and glazed.

This very unique jar is made new, but antiqued by master potters in a long-standing ceramic factory in China that has specialized in the production of Chinoiserie and Asian ceramics for decades. They have mastered the skill to reproduce perfect replicas of vintage and antique pottery.  

Features:

  • Brand New
  • Hand-painted with a deep cobalt blue-and-ivory Dragon motif
  • Variations in hand-craftsmanship make each ginger jar unique
  • Made in China

Dimensions

  • Approx. Height: 9" in
  • Approx. Width: 8.5" in 

Due to the hand-painted nature of this item, product may not be 100% identical to the jar shown in pictures. Slight variations occur and are part of what make handmade so special.