Hearth Jar

Date:
1750–90
Geography:
Made in China
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 24 5/8 in. (62.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund and Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, by exchange, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.140.1a–c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 718
Inscription: inscribed on newspaper wrapped around stem of flame finial: Poughkeepsie Journal / JOSEPH JACKSON & WILLIAM SCHRAM / PUBLISHERS.; "Dated April 6th, 1842"; incised on stem of flame finial: VP [conjoined]
descendants of Daniel Crommelin Verplanck, Fishkill-on-Hudson, New York, until 1957; Harry Arons Antiques, Bridgeport, Connecticut, until 1971