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Bencharong Thai Porcelain Tea Jar With Lid Hand Painted 5 Colors & 22k Gold For Sale
Traditional Thai hand painted porcelain tea bowl or jar with lid is of the highest quality. Bencharong means five colors. This beautiful patternconsists of adelicatefloral design with vibrant colors outlined in 22 Karat gold. The jar is in the ethereal lotus shape.
No chips, cracks, breaks, repairs or noticeable wear. The colors are as fresh as when this was made. There are natural variations that are expected in a hand made work of art. 8" high 7" in diameter.
The description given by the company in about the early 1990sis as follows:
"Bencharong is exquisite porcelain made originally for the Royalty of Siam in the 15th century. Bencharong is characterized by the use of five colors; black, red, green, yellow and blue and the complexity of the decoration. Each piece is completely covered in a repetitive style. Commonly found patterns are; figures, flowers, birds, and butterflies. Gold, always applied last, is an integral part of the "Each piece is hand painted and finished with 22K gold."
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Bencharong Thai Porcelain Tea Jar With Lid Hand Painted 5 Colors & 22k Gold: $325