Chinese 18th Century Qing Dynasty Green Glazed Terracotta Lotus Shaped Jar
A Chinese Qing Dynasty period green glazed terracotta jar from the 18th century or earlier, with lotus design, lid and nicely distressed appearance. Created in China during the Qing Dynasty in the 18th century or at an even earlier time, this terracotta jar charms us with its lovely design and vibrant color. Shaped as a lotus flower symbolizing the heart and mind's ultimate purity because the flower rises untainted and beautiful from the mud, the jar is adorned with a green glaze showing imperfections due to its great age and use.
Showcasing a lid with petite handle at the top, the jar tapers down to its circular base. With its vibrant color and charming silhouette, this Chinese Qing Dynasty green glazed terracotta lidded lotus jar from the 18th century will make for a lovely decorative addition to any home, perhaps placed on the top of a commode, side table, credenza or altar table.