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Covered Tobacco Jar

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Covered cylindrical jar. Lid mounted in chased bronze doré. Decorated in Kakiemon style with a red dragon and blue fou-dog.

Marks

none

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, about 1730–40

Dimensions

Overall: 17.2 x 11.1 cm (6 3/4 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1915a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels; gilt-bronze mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain