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'Guan' (storage jar and cover) with babao motifs

Date: c.1680-1700
Overall: 25 x 23.2 cm (9 13/16 x 9 1/8 in.)
Medium: Porcelain, underglaze cobalt blue
Credit Line: The Robert Murray Bell and Ann Walker Bell Collection of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain
Origin:China, Jiangxi, Jingdezhen
Object number: G01.2.80
DescriptionChinese porcelain jar, blue and white ovoid shape with cover and recessed base. It is painted with squirrel and vine motif, with chevron band at shoulder. The cover has a grape bunch motif, and the sides with beribboned babao motifs, and brown iron oxide band at rim.