It's made out of egg shell porcelain which is characterized by an excessively thin body under the glaze. When you hold it up to the light you can see through it. Shows wear from age on inside rim of lid and on bottom rim. Has a few small pits on it from firing process. It's in beautiful shape considering it's age, no chips or cracks.Measures 3 1/2" tall to final on lid x 4" in diameter. The item "Antique Export Chinese Tea Caddy Ginger Jar Blue White Hand Painted Porcelain" is in sale since Monday, August 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Chinese\Vases & Jars". The seller is "iris5742" and is located in Highland, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States.