Ginger Jar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1888-1889

GUSN

GUSN-258574

Description

Ginger jar with lid; white porcelain center with brown ground on top and bottom, over decorated with gold; one thin gold band at neck and midsection of jar; leaves and flowers decorate the center panel and have an overlay of gold outlining their shapes; lid is white porcelain decorated in same style as center of jar; mushroom-shaped handle on top center of lid; flowers are yellow and blue with green, red, orange leaves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ginger jars
porcelain
glazing (coating)
printing (process)
floral patterns
Porcelain
Jar, Ginger

Inscription

"R1ET1" (stamped)
"451." (inked)

Additional Identification Number

P-2568 (lid)
P-2568; 251 (jar)

Maker

New England Pottery Company (Maker)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6 (H), 18 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Frederick M. Morth

Accession Number

1998.5748AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)