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Ginger Jar

1993.620AB (RS211757)

Description

Round, small-mouthed, coarse porcelain jar (a) with lid (b). Jar unglazed high on shoulder, around rim, and on foot ring. Shoulder and sides of jar rounded in soft curve which tapers slightly at base. Sides decorated in 360 degree underglaze blue landscape scne including house, trees, fisherman, water, boat, mountains. B) Round lid with short cylindrical sides and a broad, overlapping top. Top and sides decorated with abstract designs in underglaze blue. Rim and interior of sides unglazed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890
Circa
Material
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
ginger jars
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
Jar, Ginger
porcelain
Dimensions
7 1/8 (H), 6 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.620AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
175470

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