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Collection The Stephen Girard Artifact Collection
Catalog Number 0278 (1-2)
Other number GC. 278-279
Object Name Lid
Description Two 8-sided oblong lids with notched edges show underglaze blue decoration having diamond and lattice bands at the bottom edges with cloud-and-rain design borders (Canton). The centers depict a landscape with weepy trees, water, boats, an off-center building with pagoda roofs, and an empty bridge (Canton). The blue-painted, assymetrical, leaf motif, central knobs obscure part of the landscape.
Date 1800
Year Range from 1800
Made China
Material Porcelain
Length (in) 7.125
Related Publications Schwarz, Robert D. The Stephen Girard Collection A Selective Catalog # 60.
Source Girard, Stephen
Received as Bequest
Used Stephen Girard's Water Street House