Jar

Description
The tea cup lid retains the heat in the cup to encourage the tea leaves to infuse with the hot water. This vessel is decorated with lotus seed pods and peonies, which are associated with the spring and summer seasons.

Frank Hindley Smith bequest
Accession Loan No.
29/1940/14
Collection Class
Household objects
Common Name
jar
Simple Name
cup
Full Name
cup and lid
Dimensions
whole height 175 mm
Production Person Surname
unk
Period Classification
Kangxi
Production Year Low
1662; 1680
Production Year High
1722; 1700
Production Town
unk
Production County
unk
Production Country
China, People's Republic of
Production Area Region
East Asia
Production Continent
Asia
Family Group

Material
porcelain
Collection Area Region
E
Collection Continent
Asia

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