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Jar for Cargo Ginger in Syrup

1998.480AB (RS21633)

Description

Stoneware jar painted green w/ relief decoration of flowers on sides; 6 sides w/ round cover and wicker frame w/ 2 handles; now contains potpourri; lid w/ paper label.

Details

Maker
Tung Chun Canning Co. (Maker)
Date
1900-1920
Inscriptions
Printed on top of lid: ""TUNG CHUN CANNING CO./ MADE IN HONG KONG""
Location of origin
Hong Kong
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
tin (metal)
wicker
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
glazing (coating)
JAR
jars
Painted
painting (coating)
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Wicker
wicker
Dimensions
4 (H), 4.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.480AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18446

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