Jar for Cargo Ginger in Syrup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-18446

Description

Stoneware jar painted green w/ relief decoration of flowers on sides; 6 sides w/ round cover and wicker frame w/ 2 handles; now contains potpourri; lid w/ paper label.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
wicker
tin (metal)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
Stoneware
Wicker
Painted
Tin Glazed
Flower
JAR

Inscription

Printed on top of lid: ""TUNG CHUN CANNING CO./ MADE IN HONG KONG""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Tung Chun Canning Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hong Kong

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

4 (H), 4.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.480AB