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Ginger Jar

1977.848 (RS117143)

Description

Round bulbous form with small cylindrical neck surmounting sloping shoulder; slat bottom without foot; gray-blue glaze on muddy clay body; two faint underglaze blue bands around body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Location of origin
Korea
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
ginger jars
JAR, GINGER
porcelain
Porcelain
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
5.5 (H), 4.125 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.848
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4738

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