Jar, Potpourri

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-39568

Description

Round pewter jar (a) and dome cover (b) with double flower bud knop and crenate rim. Jar and lid decorated with a combination of circular punches and linear engraving. The lid has a flower head. The Jar has Chinese writing around rim and Chinese dragons around mid-section of body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Chinese styles (style)
Jar, Potpourri

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 2 1/4 (HxW), 1 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Alice Pond

Accession Number

1938.120AB