Rare and important Chinese Export Ginger Jar of medium proportions, late Nineteenth, early Twentieth Century, complete with original firm fitting cover.
Exquisitely hand decorated in colours of various greens and iron reds on a very unusual gilt ground.
Condition: Good condition for such an early piece with no losses to porcelain, possibly never used. Base mark as shown. Back and front views are similar.
Height: (entire jar an impressive) 7.5" (19cm). Width: (at widest) 7.25" (18.5cm).
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Royal Provenance: Queen Mary of the United Kingdom 1867-1953.
Presented to Vicker Hamish Gray for Church Bazaar at Seven Kings Essex by Queen Mary in the 1930s
Queen Mary was a prolific Antiques collector, enjoyed dealing with some of London's top high-end Dealers and Art Galleries of this period.
She was Patron of the very first Grosvenor House Antiques Fair.
Please enjoy reading the authentic paper images which accompany this very special offering.