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Carved Jar & Lid

1991.191AB (RS21120)

Description

Stone jar, probably jade; ovoid form with medallion incised on front; cover surmounted by a foo dog of black and brown, on carved, low black base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
Object type
Art
Places
East Asia (Asia) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Carved
CARVING
carving (processes)
carvings (visual works)
China Trade
Chinese export
Dog
dog (animal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Jade
jars
Dimensions
6 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.191AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2181

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