Chinese collection

Item LL 6035

Accession no: LL 6035
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Ewer
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 20.9 cm, DB. 19.4 cm

Description: Ewer, one of a pair (to LL 6036), of helmet shape with baluster stem, spreading foot, and scroll handle. On the sides, two mirror-shaped panels with monster heads with ring in mouth. Chrysanthemum scrolls between, and floral arabesques above. On the stem, stiff plantain leaves. Borders of flowers and hatched Vandyke pattern.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 200.