Chinese collection

Item LL 5958

Accession no: LL 5958
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Double vase
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 8.4 cm, DB. 6 cm

Description: Double vase with rounded bodies, flat faces, and slender necks. On the bodies are rocks and season flowers – lotus, peony, prunus, and chrysanthemum. On the sides and necks are foliage scrolls and lily sprays; ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') borders. Just for decoration.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 881.