Ancient Chinese Cizhou Wine Jar

Ancient Chinese Cizhou Wine Jar

Period: EARLY MING DYNASTY 1368-1644 CE
Dimensions: 22 1/2" H x 15 1/2" W
Material: Glazed Stoneware
Condition: Good condition, obvious wear because it was used as a storage jar
Region: China
Provenance: Acquired in London in early 1980's by the present owner. From an old English collection.
Description
A very large and handsome ancient Chinese wine or spirits storage vessel that works beautifully with contemporary or traditional decor. The symbols can be read to identify the type of wine or spirits and also allow dating. The vessel might also have been used to store fermented bean curd.

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