Chinese collection

Item LL 6117

Accession no: LL 6117
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Rouleau vase
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze powder blue and overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 43.9 cm, DB. 20 cm

Description: Vase, of rouleau form, with straight neck and spreading mouth. Powder-blue ground. On the side, four oblong shield-shaped panels with rocks and flowering plants - peony, pomegranate, and peach. On the shoulder, small panels of flowering plants; elaborate gilt designs on the blue. Under the base, an empty double ring.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 471.