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Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Other titles
    vase (alternative)
  • Description
    jar and lid
    Made from porcelain. The jar has a circular opening with rough edges, a short neck, rounded shoulders that taper down to a circular base. The vase jar is decorated with a yellow ground and with peonies and lotus flowers in different tones in pinks. The lid has a rounded top and flat edge with a meander boarder painted around the edge. The top of the lid is an applied dog that is painted green, the painting on the lid are of chrysanthemum flowers, the lid is modern and was not designed for this jar
    The body of the jar has a large crack
  • Other Number
    1944.19, 27169, M2, K599
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    Jan 1944
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness


  • Credit
    gift of Captain George A Humphreys-Davies, Kawakawa Bay, 1944 (M2), collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum, 1944.19, K599
  • Collection
  • Production
    (pottery works)
    18th Century
    Qing dynasty (1644-1912), Chinese Dynasty and Reign Periods
    Zhengde, 1506-1521, Ming dynasty, 1368-1644, Chinese Dynasty and Reign Periods
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • .1 - jar height : 292.1mm
      (from CA cat. #245 and old ethnology catalogue card)
    • .1 - jar diameter across rim : 70mm
    • 0 - Whole height : 330mm
    • .2 - lid diameter : 85mm
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 07 Distribution & Transportation Artifacts (Category)
    › Containers (Classification)
  • Record created
    21 October 1996

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