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|Library||Nantucket Historical Association|
|Description||Porcelain decorated in overglaze enamels of crimson, aubergine, orange, browns, pink, greens, blues, and black with gilding. The two scenes that decorate the jug show, on one side, a gentleman in Portugese dress courting a seated woman and, on the other, two ranking Chinese officials at the emperor's court.|
|Theme(s)||Trade and Commerce; Arts and Artefacts; Politics, War and Diplomacy|
|Keywords||porcelain, enamel, trade, emperor, officer, official, court, women, clothing, clothes, military, export|
|Additional Information||Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from From Brant Point to the Boca Tigris: Nantucket and the China Trade by Michael A Jehle, Nantucket Historical Association, 1994.|
|Copyright||Nantucket Historical Association|