Ginger jar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

19th century

GUSN

GUSN-191322

Description

Covered Satsuma ginger jar with ovoid body, short straight neck, domed cover with rim that extends over the neck surmounted by a round gilt finial. Painted polychrome decoration of Asian men in a landscape scene with a tiger around the body and painted polychrome geometric and floral patterns around the neck and the cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ginger jars
porcelain
Satsuma
Jar, Ginger

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD083

Related Items

Title Ginger jar Accession Number 2006.44.1800.2AB

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

15 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1800.1AB

Places

Japan