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Miniature Ginger Jar

1971.1679A (RS118357)

Description

Of modified form. A small ginger jar, with freely hand painted leaf and stem pattern in underglaze blue and white. The waist of the jar has a pierced quatrefoil motif, and undecorated (white) shallow lip ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Floral
floral patterns
ginger jars
hand-painted
JAR, GINGER
miniatures (toys)
Painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
Porcelain
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
3.875 (H), 2.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1679A
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
11969

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