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Large Storage Jar with Cover


Artist Unknown (China)


17th-18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G210
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Large Storage Jar with Cover: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Kangxi mark and period (1622-1722)Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Size: 27 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. (69.85 x 46.36 x 46.36 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th-18th century, Qing dynasty
Inscriptions: Made in the reign of Kangxi Kangxi mark and period (1622-1722) four character mark on the rim reads, "Made in the reign of Kangxi"
Physical Description: large blue and white jar with overall scrolling vine and flower motif; flame-like elements at top and bottom of jar; floral and zigzag band at bottom of cover; four round medallions on shoulder with Chinese characters; cartouche at rim with four Chinese c
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2011.42.1a,b
Added to Site: October 4, 2011