Chinese collection

Item LL 6075

Accession no: LL 6075
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Beaker
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue and copper red decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H 41 cm, DB. 20.5 cm

Description: Beaker, with straight sides, flaring mouth, and spreading base. 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.