Each finely modeled and with attached animal and figural decoration around the neck and shoulder: the first with a tiger (symbol of earth); the other with a dragon (symbol of heaven), and with cranes (symbolic of longevity) and reclining figure. Each surmounted by a conical shaped cover with crane finial. Jars such as these were likely used to hold wine.
Height: 14 inches (36 cm.)
Ex: South American Collection (acquired from our gallery in the early 1980’s)
Prior with John Sparks, London
With fitted bases.