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Ginger Jar Jar, 19th century

This is a Jar. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Peter G. Sachs and Mrs. Howard J. Sachs. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs in memory of Mr. Howard J. Sachs.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 56 x 35 cm (22 1/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Ginger Jar Jar, 19th century; China; porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x diam.: 56 x 35 cm (22 1/16 x 13 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs in memory of Mr. Howard J. Sachs; 1977-40-9-a,b

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