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Masonic tankard


Artist Unknown (Jingdezhen, China)


c. 1790

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G209
Masonic tankard, Artist Unknown (Jingdezhen, China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Porcelain
Size: 5 7/16 x 6 x 4 7/16 in. (13.8 x 15.2 x 11.3 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Jingdezhen, China, Jingdezhen
Culture: Asia, Jingdezhen, China
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: straight-sided mug with 2-piece entwined handle; pierced 'rice paper' ground; top and bottom edges and handle decorated with blue underglaze and gilt; area opposite handle painted with a shield surrounding a monogram with Masonic symbols; gilt flowers fla
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Leo A. and Doris Hodroff and their friends
Accession Number: 2000.220.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009