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Ginger Jar

Item Information

Title:
Ginger Jar
Description:
A) Rounded form with shoulder sloping to narrow cylindrical neck; body decorated with underglaze blue landscape scene of pagoda, man fishing, boat, islands in background; broadly executed design; band of diagonal lines alternating direction around shoulder; very blue-tinted glaze on muddy body; B,C) Lids: circular form with straight sided neck and flat slightly overhanging top, decorated with abstract trees; two border bands on edge and side.
Date:
1825–1835
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
underglazing
ginger jars
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
Canton (Chinese painting style)
Porcelain
Underglazed
Canton
Places:
MaineYork (county)York Harbor
Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.)
Extent:
6 in. (H) Diameter: 5.125 in.; 0.875 in. x 3.563 in. (H x W); 1 in. x 3.5 in. (H x W)
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Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
Accession #:
1977.860A-C
Identifier:
4773