Accession no: LL 5931
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Vessel with stand
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 50.8 cm (with stand), DB. 20 cm
Description: Vessel of square form, one of a pair (to LL 5930), with baluster body, high shoulder, high contracted neck, spreading mouth and foot; two handles in the form of archaic dragons. The sides are ornamented with designs in cloisonné enamels in a turquoise ground; a medallion of fruit and flowers, surrounded by butterflies and lotus scrolls. Fret borders. On the neck, stiff leaf patterns, lotus designs, and border of ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') heads. Metal bands tooled with gadroon and fret pattern. Black wooden stand.
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 855.