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Miniature Ginger Jar

Item Information

Title:
Miniature Ginger Jar
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.
Date:
1868–1899
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
porcelain
underglazing
miniatures (toys)
ginger jars
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
floral patterns
Porcelain
Painted
Underglazed
Floral
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Extent:
3.875 in. (H) Diameter: 2.625 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Ralph May
Accession #:
1971.1679A
Identifier:
11969