Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

ginger jar vase with wooden lid
  • China
  • ginger jar vase with wooden lid, late 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain, enamel, teak wood, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 22.9 x 19.1 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 x 7 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1477.a,b
Multimedia
Description

Ginger jar shaped vase with enamel decoration and two reserve panels. Turquoise background with flower and scroll design. Jui head border at top. Panels outlined in red and gold, depict scenes of children playing. Bottom glazed turquoise. Enamel over glaze. Teak wood cover.