Global Art & Artifacts

Vintage Maitland-Smith Porcelain Ginger Jar.  Circa 1987. China

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Kilned fired and hand painted in China.  Maitland-Smith acquired this piece and sold it through their global network . . .  from their base in Hong Kong.


Maitland Smith, founded by a well-known London antique dealer and designer – acquired and reproduced world class quality products.  Their expertise includes metal casting, finely executed porcelains, sophisticated finishing techniques, detailed hand painting, beautiful inlaid marquetry and the finest hand carved woodwork.


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This jar has no chips or dings.  The background is a rich salmon color with  flowers, butterflies, a crane, a mythological creature and other symbols and designs.


How fun!  A fun vase suitable for housing large sums of money!



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