Chinese collection

Item LL 5957
pair of objects - LL 5956 and LL 5957

Accession no: LL 5957
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Vase in flattened oval form
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 27.8 cm, DB. 20.9 cm

Description: Vase of flattened oval form, one of a pair (to LL 5956), with slightly contracted neck and spreading mouth; two twisted handles. Decorated with designs in cloisonné enamel in a turquoise ground; lily flowers and rocks on the sides in a background diapered with a key fret; stiff leaves above and false gadroons below. Similar ornament on the neck with a butterfly design and a border of ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') heads.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 850.