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jar

Ming1550-1599

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Squat mei-p shaped jar with flaring neck and straight-sided lip rim. Neck funnels inward from lip rim. Foot in unglazed and base is slightly recessed and covered with blue-grey glaze, as is rest of jar. Decoration in underglaze blue: double ring around lower body; alternating ju-i scepters and fruits around body; on shoulders, two stylized designs whcih may be bats or lozenges with waving ribbons; rings around neck and lip rim.

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  • Title: jar
  • Creator: Ming
  • Date Created: 1550-1599
  • Rights: Public Domain
  • Medium / Support: porcelain with blue underglaze
  • External Link: See this object at www.imamuseum.org
  • Dimensions: 3-1/8 in.
  • Department: Asian Art
  • Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Henkin
  • Creation Dynasty: Ming
  • Accession Number: 79.51

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