Jar with cover

late 18th century

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Jar with cover
  • Date Created: late 18th century
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 4 5/8in. (11.7cm)
  • Type: Jar with cover
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/47174
  • Medium: Porcelain, with four pheasant medallions in scroll setting, enameled in blue, green, red and black with gold, on creamy white crackled glaze; diaper design in red and green enamels at neck; lowest register decorated with triangle pattern of gold striations; cover of silver alloy with floral design cut out and incised (Satsuma ware)
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
  • Culture: Japan