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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1917.175.8
Title
Ovoid Jar (So-Called Ginger Jar) with Two Decorative Cartouches Featuring Antiquities and Auspicious Emblems, the Cartouches on a "Shattered Ice" Ground Embellished with Branches of Blossoming Plum
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
19th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Period
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/199712
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Blue-and-white ware: porcelain with decoration painted in underglaze cobalt blue, the cartouches and plum branches reserved against a cobalt-blue ground
Technique
Blue-and-white ware
Dimensions
H. 17.5 x Diam. 16.2 cm (6 7/8 x 6 3/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross
Accession Year
1917
Object Number
1917.175.8
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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