Chinese or Japanese?

by Ping
(England)

Hi Peter,

A small ginger jar hand painted dragon pattern. Could you please help me to identify marks.

Thanks,
Ping

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jar with lid
by: peter

Hi Ping,

I believe this type of jar is about from the 1940s. The mark is in the form of a coin. The lower character is a bit blurred, but it is probably 西. It reads 江西出品 (Jiangxi Chupin), which means that it is a product of the Jiangxi Porcelain Company.

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