Ginger Jar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890

GUSN

GUSN-175470

Description

Round, small-mouthed, coarse porcelain jar (a) with lid (b). Jar unglazed high on shoulder, around rim, and on foot ring. Shoulder and sides of jar rounded in soft curve which tapers slightly at base. Sides decorated in 360 degree underglaze blue landscape scne including house, trees, fisherman, water, boat, mountains. B) Round lid with short cylindrical sides and a broad, overlapping top. Top and sides decorated with abstract designs in underglaze blue. Rim and interior of sides unglazed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ginger jars
porcelain
hand-painted
glazing (coating)
Jar, Ginger

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

7 1/8 (H), 6 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.620AB

Date

1890 (Circa)