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Covered jug

about 1810


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

29.2 x 25.1 cm (11 1/2 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1997.277a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Hard-paste porcelain with underglaze blue decoration and gilding. Jug has an ovoid body, and a slightly domed lid with a lion finial and an everted rim. Ear-shaped handle is painted in underglaze blue and consists of two crossed straps that terminate in gilded floral sprigs. The underglaze blue decoration on the body consists of Chinese landscapes with pagodas. Bands of cross-hatching in underglaze blue on the rim. Similar decoration on lid.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret Oakley as a gift to the collection of her grandfather, Dudley Leavitt Pickman