Trinket Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1900-1933

GUSN

GUSN-6553

Description

Cylindrical cann shaped box has light blue underglaze decoration with white overglaze enamel; hand painted blue in freely executed scene of a crane and branches; floral motif on cover; circular flat conforming cover fits over indented flanged mouth of body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
porcelain
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
overglazing
underglazing
foliation (pattern)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
cranes (birds)
floral patterns
Porcelain
Underglazed
Overglazed
Painted
Crane
Branch
Floral
BOX, TRINKET

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

2.375 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1341AB