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Ginger Jar

1971.1348AB (RS118109)

Description

Bulbous form tapering from rounded shoulders to circular bottom; cloisonne ginger jar form has black field with multi-colored floral decoration; domed lid has white spherical finial, held by metal pin knop; base has diaper of intertwined circles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cloisonné
copper (metal)
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
enamel paint
plate (material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Cloisonne
cloisonné
Copper
copper (metal)
Diaper
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
Enamel
enamel paint
Floral
floral patterns
ginger jars
JAR, GINGER
plate (material)
Dimensions
3.75 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1348AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6563

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