Hearth Jar

Date:
1750–90
Geography:
Made in China
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
28 3/8 in. (72.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund and Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, by exchange, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.140.2a–c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 718
Inscription: incised on stem of flame finial: VP [conjoined]
descendants of Daniel Crommelin Verplanck, Fishkill-on-Hudson, New York; Mrs. Samuel W. Johnson, Wilmington, North Carolina, by 1971; Harry Arons Antiques, Bridgeport, Connecticut, until 1971