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Jar, Potpourri

1938.120AB (RS104033)

Description

Round pewter jar (a) and dome cover (b) with double flower bud knop and crenate rim. Jar and lid decorated with a combination of circular punches and linear engraving. The lid has a flower head. The Jar has Chinese writing around rim and Chinese dragons around mid-section of body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Chinese styles (style)
Jar, Potpourri
jars
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
3 3/4 x 2 1/4 (HxW), 1 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.120AB
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Alice Pond
GUSN
39568

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