Jar Lid


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 49-14-59B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Date Made 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Ceramic

Flat base, sides expanding to high rounded shoulder; wide mouth with short vertical rim. Cover with knob on rounded top, fits inside mouth of jar. Blue and white. "The Three Abundances", pomegranate, peach, and "Buddha's hand" citron; and a poetic inscription. Typical home ware for upper middle class household.

Height 2 cm
Outside Diameter 15.5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Julia Morgan through brother Hugh Morgan, 1949

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