Chinese collection

Item LL 28
alternative view of item LL 28
alternative view of item LL 28
base of item LL 28

Accession no: LL 28
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Slender ovoid vase with carved wooden stand
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 50 cm (with stand), DB. 20.3 cm

Description: Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6110), with slender ovoid body, contracted neck, spreading mouth and base. Painted in famille verte enamels with garden scenes and groups of ladies. On the neck, landscapes; on the shoulders, a band of lozenge pattern with four floral medallions, key-fret on the lip and spiral scroll pattern around the base. Mark of a fungus within double ring under the base. Carved wooden stand in black.

Provenance
Bought in May 1914, £700 (for a pair); Inventory file No. H. 240.

Exhibited
The Arts of the Ch'ing Dynasty, organised by The Arts Council of Great Britain and the Oriental Ceramic Society, 26 May - 2 July 1964, London: The Arts Council Gallery.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 414. Arts Council Catalogue, 1964, No. 173.