Chinese collection

vase and lid - LL 6050 and LL 6051

Accession no: LL 6050
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 28 cm (with cover), DB. 11.5 cm

Description: Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6025), of slender oval form, with straight neck and dome-shaped cover. On the sides, a garden scene with rocks and plantain trees. Two ladies seated at a table playing checkers, another approaching with a musical instrument. Rock and flowering plants on the neck. Boys on the cover. Borders of hatched Vandyke pattern and flowers.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 195.