Chinese blue and white'Hatcher Cargo' ginger jar and drum-shaped cover, Shunzhi period (1644-46), decorated with two leaf-shaped reserves containing a qilin and a phoenix against a cracked-ice ground with scrolling foliage and lotus flowers, the cover with scrolling stylized foliage, lotus flowers and lozenges, with Christie's label to base, height: 10 1/8in. 25.8cm; condition: hairline and fritting to cover. A date for the cargo was established by the existence in the find of two pieces with the Chinese cyclical date of 1643. Two similar ginger jars are illustrated in Sheaf, Colin and Kilburn, Richard, The Hatcher Porcelain Cargoes: The Complete Record, Christies Ltd. The item "Antique Chinese blue and white'Hatcher Cargo' ginger jar and drum-shaped cover" is in sale since Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain". The seller is "guestandgray" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.