Jar with lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-172665

Description

Bulbous ginger jar form flaring slightly at circular base. High cylindrical neck rung. Famille verte palette with scene of Mandarin lord being served by retinue. Striped purple and yellow border at base. Floral band at shoulder broken by reserves with Buddhist lozenge symbols. Domed cover with wide band and mushroom finial with enamel floral dsin. Overall scenic decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ginger jars
Jar

Associated Building

Original to Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

19 3/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon

Accession Number

1966.1739