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jar with lid and base
  • China
  • jar with lid and base, date unknown
  • Where object was made: China
  • cherry wood, amber
  • Object Height: 27.9 cm
    Object Height: 11 in
  • Gift of Swannie Smith Zink
  • Not on display
  • 1962.0014.a,b,c
Description

Oval shaped jar with foo-dog heads that form the handles. Fu dog on top of lid also. Four rings of amber are part of the design for the top. Jar has three feet which fit slots on the cherry wood base.
Old card: "amberoid molded and carved, early 20th century"