OFFERED BY
SUNDKAJ 161, PAKHUS 48 Copenhagen 2150 Denmark 453.257.5959
Email Dealer

Showrooms

$ 800

CHINESE 19TH CENTURY EARTHENWARE MARTABAN STORAGE JAR

Origin China
Period 19th Century
Materials Ceramic & Glaze
Dimensions
H. 26.38 in; Diam. 18.11 in;
H. 67 cm; Diam. 46 cm;
Condition Good. Wear consistent with age and use
Creation Date 1800 - 1840
Description A fine and large Chinese brown ochre glazed stoneware storage jar, commonly known as a Martaban or Martavan jar.
Shoulders decorated with pearls and five lion heads molded in relief.
China, mid-19th century.
A beautiful and fascinating example of a Martaban jar in good condition.

Martaban jars are common stoneware storage pots named after the Arabic pronunciation of the Burmese port on the gulf of Pegu through which many of these vessels were traded.
They were primarily made to hold water, wine, edible oils and pickles on long sea-voyages.
Styles / Movements Traditional
Patterns Asian/Oriental
Dealer Reference Number 104330
Incollect Reference Number 464493
Sign In To View Price close

You must Sign In to your account to view the price. If you don’t have an account, please Create an Account below.

Loading...
Loading... Loading...
  • This website uses cookies to track how visitors use our website to provide a better user experience. By continuing to browse this website, you are agreeing to our cookie policy
    Ok
Join InCollect close

Join to view prices, save favorites, share collections and connect with others.

Forgot Password?
  • Be the first to see new listings and weekly events
    Invalid Email. Please try again.
    Enter