Two- handled tripod jar with lid

Object Number: 
INV.14993ab
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 15.9 x 15.9 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
painted: by hand in red on bottom of jar: Chinese characters (?)
Description: 
Round two-handled porcelain tripod jar with domed lid topped by animal finial; iron red with gilding and cream-colored panels containing leaf, flower, and bird motif; saw tooth body surrounding lower body.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group