Chinese collection

Item LL 6072
base of item LL 6072

Accession no: LL 6072
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Jar and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue and copper red decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 35.3 cm, D. 25.8 cm (without cover); H. 43.6 cm, D. 25.8 cm (with cover)

Description: Jar, with ovoid body, short neck, and dome-shaped cover (LL 6073). Painted in blue and underglazed red. Design of three panels, containing rockery, flowering peach, and bird: a basket of flowers, and a group of vases and emblems. Between them are three upright bands with butterflies. Three ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') shaped lappets with chrysanthemum scrolls in white on blue, and ju-i heads between. Ju-i borders. Empty double ring under the base.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 57.