Ginger Jar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1889-1895

GUSN

GUSN-258575

Description

Ginger jar with lid; off-white/yellow porcelain; decorated with gold and highlighted with red; four panels around the circumferance of jar; each with smaller column of gold on each side; the columns for little feet which the jar stands on; inside the panels are a pattern of shrysabthemum flowers and leaves; there are two different versions of this pattern; one alternated with the other; the lid is decorated in the same manner with a smaller version of th efloral pattern; the handle is shaped in a crown and decorated with gold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ginger jars
porcelain
glaze
overglaze (material)
floral patterns
Porcelain
Jar, Ginger

Inscription

"NEP" (set inside a crown shape)
"745" (ink)

Maker

New England Pottery Company (Maker)

Dimensions

6 x 18 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Frederick M. Morth

Accession Number

1998.5749AB

Places

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