The shape of this jar/ urn is short, round and fat with a narrow mouth and a flared base for stability, but the outside of the jar is painted with a high base look which implies to the glorification and compliment.
In the past, this jar was often used to contain liqueur, which was also used to store rainwater which was collected out the front of Thai houses. The smaller sized jars contained betel nuts and leaves.
Today, this strong and exquisite jar/ urn has to became the collective item or a status symbol, so it is worth to be used as a cremation urn for the loved ones.
The 8 inches or smaller size can be used for adult or keepsake urn and the 12 inches or larger size can be used for companion urn.
ChaKri design is the feature of flower pattern which is the many-petaled flower or daisies in round shape with original colors in white and the pollen painted in red. The artist has endeavored to make this flower significant by surrounding it with leaves. It is a delicate flower and seems to float in the middle of its petals. The meticulous leaves around this flower stress the delicacy of the flower as if leaves were blown by the wind.
ChaKri is a pattern blending art from the east to the west. This pattern was most popular during the reign of King Rama V (1887) who reformed Siam (Thailand) into the comparably modern nation it has become. Chakri is the king dynasty name, so the “ChaKri” design was primarily used commemoratively by Royals in official ceremonies including as gifts bestowed upon Royal officials, nobilities, and honored guests, so this design is a symbol of successive reward. Due to the advanced techniques used in Thailand by our artisans, the ChaKri China has now gained more popularity than in its native China.