6 9/16 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (16.7 x 13 x 13 cm) (show scale)
on base of jar printed in underglaze green: "Porzellanfabrik Arzberg/Arzberg/Bay (?)"/ in under glaze gold paint: "40". on lid bottom printed in underglaze gold paint: "40". Maker: Arzberg Porzellanfabrik (1830- )
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Arzberg Porzellanfabrik. Covered Jar, ca. 1930. Porcelain, 6 9/16 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (16.7 x 13 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jewel Stern, 1994.118a-b. Creative Commons-BY
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Jar and lid. Porcelain. (a) Jar. Cylindrical form tapers to foot with flared gilt rim. White body with pale grey blue ground with darker concentric circles. Attenuated asymmetrical floral motif applied to front and back of jar in red/orange. Foot with band of orange and gold. (b) Lid. Domed lid with gilt rim and applied fin shape finial in orange/red with gold. Similar, but abbreviated, decorations on jar.
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