Chinese collection

Item LL 27
reverse of item LL 27

Accession no: LL 27
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Ewer
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Transitional period, Shunzi (1644-1661 AD)
Measurements: H. 37.5 cm, DB. 60.5 cm

Description: Ewer, bottle-shaped, with slender neck, lip spout, and long handle. Painted in blue of slightly violet tone. On one bottle, landscape and river; Chiang Tzu-ya seated fishing, and approaching behind him a grandee with attendants who has arrived in a two-wheeled carriage. On the neck, tulip designs and symbols. Borders of floral scrolls and stiff leaves.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 24. M. Medley, “Chinese Art in the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight”. Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society, Vol. 44 (1979-1980), 1981, p. 5, Plate 3-4.