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Shrine has a very good point. Song and Yuan rustic, high-fired earthenware jars are not as collected/valued as finer vases or porcelains. They don't often show up in museum collections. And it ca...
My pleasure, happy collecting!
Are you still there? It's been three years since anyone posted, but here goes...I don't think your jar is as modern as 10-20 years. The mark is like mid-century Jingdezhen porcelain pieces of this t...
My pleasure to comment. A planter indeed! (Although I'm sure it looked very pretty with plants inside.) Glad you found it. All best wishes.
Glad to read Shrine's assessment. Is the condition as good as it looks in the photo? Any cracks or chips? Based on it's large size, age, and apparent excellent condition it certainly will have some...
Very cool find! I've seen other examples of this emerald-glazed, hexagonal-type jar without the lid, label or cane mesh. So now we know they are from the Tung Chun Canning Company of Hong Kong and h...
Based on information from Coxsackie.com, this jar was made in China for export to the United States sometime after 1891. The US Mckinley Tariff went into effect March 1891, requiring all imports to b...
I collect Chinese jars of the Song and Yuan Dynasties. The form, glaze (with ash imperfections), small scroll handles, rim, unglazed base, and dark earthenware all resemble pieces from my collection...
posted 6 years ago