Yuan Dynasty – Cizhou Wine Jar With Lotus Flower - For Sale
Yuan Dynasty – Cizhou Wine Jar With Lotus Flower
This is a cizhou style wine jar in a baluster shape from the Yuan dynasty (1277-1367 A.D). It stands on a shallow short recessed foot-rim like a stand and then everted outward like a short “C” shaped pedestal and the everted outward and upwards to a baluster shaped body with a flat shoulder and then straight upwards towards a very short neck mouth rim. The jar is divided into four horizontal bands with design in between them. Each horizontal band is separated by a thick ring surrounded by a thinner ring at the top and bottom of it. Starting from the shoulder downward, the first band, has a design that looks like a sun ray or waves like motives. The second horizontal band which covers the baluster shaped body has three scrolls of lotus flowers and foliage. The third horizontal band, near the pedestal has a wavy like design and the fouth band has a two painting of foliage. All the painting is in a mixed black and copper brown or russet colour.
The wine cizhou jar is in good condition. No repair or restoration. There is minute glaze fritting, abrasion, oxidization spot and manufacturing fault line between the neck of the mouth rim and the shoulder.
The measurement of the wine cizhou jar: The height is 19.3cm and the width is 19.9cm. The mouth rim diameter is 9.9cm and the diameter of the base is 10.7cm.
Please refer to our stock # Y070412010 when inquiring.