INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART. Oriental Spirit - quiet elegance, simplistic form and style, may have been compared with the profound spirit of Zen Buddhism. Japanese Blue & White Porcelain Jar.Description: We are pleased to offer this elegant Japanese Porcelain Jar from the late Meiji period, beautifully decorated in rich underglazed cobalt blue on a white ground. A massive Jar elegantly created with thickly-potted walls, beautifully contoured with a narrow flat rim, sharply tapering to a cylindrical body and flat recessed bottom. The exterior is decorated with a continuous theme of lavish scrolling vines hand-painted with washes of underglaze cobalt blue, offset by a rich cobalt blue floral pattern of flowers and leaves, equally proportioned about the jar.
The jar is accentuated at the collar by a uniform floral band hand painted in underglazed blue; as well the base is patterned by a continuous'ruyi' band of lotus petals. The interior is left un-decorated with circular tool marks from the potter throughout. The recessed foot shows the natural clay bisque.There is some very minor ware to the vase from usage, with a kiln flaw/crack at the interior bottom from shrinkage while being fired, and minor fractures to the interiors/exterior, along with small chips at the rim and base. Please view detailed photos for overall quality. Dimensions: xxx Diameter: 8.75 inches (22.23cm) Height: 10.25 inches (26.04cm). Observation: xxx Excellent condition, with minor degradation of the surface, including minor kiln flaws, glaze chips, dings, dents, and scratches. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the difference in computer monitor settings, there may be variations in the items appearance, specifically background lighting, resolution, and color tones, your monitor is set at.
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