This large blue and white covered jar is 25 inches tall and 15 inches in diameter at the widest point. The jar is hand painted and is decorated with two dragons chasing a flaming pearl in the clouds. The dragons are four toed. The jar has animal heads (we think lions) on the side. The lid has a nicely detailed foo dog finial. The jar is unmarked. The bottom is unglazed and there are impurities in the footrim. It dates to the second half of the 19th century from the Guangxu period. The jar is in excellent condition with only wear to the glaze on the top of the jar. There are no other issues. The jar is heavily potted and weighs 26 lbs. The lid itself weighs 5 lbs. The item “Antique Huge Chinese blue and white temple jar dragon foo dog Qing 19th” is in sale since Wednesday, July 8, 2015. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Jars”. The seller is “easternshoreantiques” and is located in Daphne, Alabama. This item can’t be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.
- Type: Jars
- Primary Material: Ceramic & Porcelain
- Age: 1850-1899
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Origin: China