Chinese collection

Item LL 6176

Accession no: LL 6176
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Cylindrical vase
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 27.7 cm, DB. 11.4 cm

Description: Cylindrical vase with short neck. Round the centre is band containing dragons holding sprays of sacred fungus; there are in white on a marbled blue background. Underneath this is a broad band containing a geometrical design in blue on white. Empty double ring under base.

Provenance
Purchased by Lever from Duveen Brothers, gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.