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Covered two-handled jar with chinoiserie designs

Date: c.1690-1710
Overall (G83.1.538a): 16 x 15.5 x 15 cm (6 5/16 x 6 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
Overall (G83.1.538b): 2 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (5.7 x 9.5 cm)
Medium: Delftware, tin glaze, lead glaze, cobalt oxide, and thrown.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England, Greater London, London
Object number: G83.1.538a-b
DescriptionA covered jar of depressed blue globular shape with double scroll handles on the shoulders. It is painted in dark blue with panels of birds against Chinese style river scenes, and reserved on a ground of flower heads and other foliate motifs.