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Jar with lid

Description

Bulbous ginger jar form flaring slightly at circular base. High cylindrical neck rung. Famille verte palette with scene of Mandarin lord being served by retinue. Striped purple and yellow border at base. Floral band at shoulder broken by reserves with Buddhist lozenge symbols. Domed cover with wide band and mushroom finial with enamel floral dsin. Overall scenic decoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Original to Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
ginger jars
Jar
Dimensions
19 3/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1739
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon
GUSN
172665

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