Ming Dynasty Chinese Martaban / Storage Jar
Item: Jar / Crock
Make: Chinese or Thai Origin
Model: Martaban Jar
Age: 17th - 19th Century
Dimensions: 10 3/4" T x 9 3/4" Dia
Condition: Very good antique condition. No breaks, chips, or cracks. Some wear consistent with age. Please see photos!
Details: Round stoneware jar/vase with dark brown glaze with streaks of cream and pale blue glaze. Three dragon faces are sculpted around the shoulder of the jar. Marked on bottom with Chinese character. These jars were used for storing and shipping oils, wine, pickles, etc. throughout Southeast Asia.