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Ginger Jar

Description

Ginger jar with lid; off-white/yellow porcelain; decorated with gold and highlighted with red; four panels around the circumferance of jar; each with smaller column of gold on each side; the columns for little feet which the jar stands on; inside the panels are a pattern of shrysabthemum flowers and leaves; there are two different versions of this pattern; one alternated with the other; the lid is decorated in the same manner with a smaller version of th efloral pattern; the handle is shaped in a crown and decorated with gold.

Details

Maker
New England Pottery Company (Maker)
Date
1889-1895
Inscriptions
"NEP" (set inside a crown shape)
"745" (ink)
Material
glaze
overglaze (material)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
ginger jars
glaze
Jar, Ginger
overglaze (material)
porcelain
Porcelain
Dimensions
6 x 18 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5749AB
Credit Line
Gift of Frederick M. Morth
GUSN
258575

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