Outer diameter: 22.1 cm (8 11/16 in.); height: 19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.)
Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 1981.3
This type of jar with auspicious characters was often used as a birthday or wedding gift.
This white porcelain vase is decorated with the four characters meaning good fortune, each enclosed in a floral medallion: longevity 壽, happiness 福, health 康, and peace 寧. Conveying the gift-giver’s blessings, this type of jar was often used as a birthday or wedding gift.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Is something not working on this page? Please email email@example.com.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.