On View In:
Gallery 336
Artist:   Artist Unknown  
Title:   Covered jar, one of a set of three  
Date:   c. 1795  
Medium:   Porcelain  
Dimensions:   12 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. (31.75 x 17.15 cm)  
Credit Line:   Gift of James F. and Louise H. Bell in memory of James S. and Sallie M. Bell  
Location:   Gallery 336  


Object Description  
  
Inscriptions:    
Classification:   Ceramics  
Physical Description:   covered jars, set of three; each of four sides shows panels, large one on body, small ones on shoulder and neck; these panels display scenic landscapes in underglaze blue and white,(sea, temples, bridges, boats, figures, etc.); the spaces between panels partly filled with white stippling on the biscuit itself, and partly with elongated sprays of blue nd gold flowers; applied handles of dragons design; covers repeat motifs of bodies, and are surmounted with animal finials, blue covered with gold  
Creation Place:   Asia, China, , ,  
Accession #:   31.11.1a,b  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts