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Trinket Box

1971.1341AB (RS118103)

Description

Cylindrical cann shaped box has light blue underglaze decoration with white overglaze enamel; hand painted blue in freely executed scene of a crane and branches; floral motif on cover; circular flat conforming cover fits over indented flanged mouth of body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1933
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
hand-painted
overglazing
painting (image-making)
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
Branch
Crane
cranes (birds)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
hand-painted
Overglazed
overglazing
Painted
painting (image-making)
Porcelain
porcelain
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
2.375 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1341AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6553

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