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Miniature Ginger Jar

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-11969

Description

Of modified form. A small ginger jar, with freely hand painted leaf and stem pattern in underglaze blue and white. The waist of the jar has a pierced quatrefoil motif, and undecorated (white) shallow lip ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
ginger jars
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
porcelain
underglazing
floral patterns
Porcelain
Painted
Underglazed
Floral
JAR, GINGER

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

3.875 (H), 2.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1679A

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