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Ginger Jar

Description

Ginger jar with lid; white porcelain center with brown ground on top and bottom, over decorated with gold; one thin gold band at neck and midsection of jar; leaves and flowers decorate the center panel and have an overlay of gold outlining their shapes; lid is white porcelain decorated in same style as center of jar; mushroom-shaped handle on top center of lid; flowers are yellow and blue with green, red, orange leaves.

Details

Maker
New England Pottery Company (Maker)
Date
1888-1889
Inscriptions
"R1ET1" (stamped)
"451." (inked)
Material
glazing (coating)
porcelain
printing (process)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
ginger jars
glazing (coating)
Jar, Ginger
porcelain
Porcelain
printing (process)
Dimensions
6 (H), 18 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5748AB
Credit Line
Gift of Frederick M. Morth\n
GUSN
258574

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