Accession no: LL 6227
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Jar and cover with a scene from ‘The Romance of the Western Chamber’
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 20.8 cm, DB. 18 cm
Description: Jar with ovoid body, short straight neck, and cap cover. Painted with a court scene, the Emperor and Empress receiving petitioners in a garden pavilion. Border of triangular fret.
Mark of the Chenghua period (1465-1487 AD) in six characters in a double ring, but the bowl is of Kangxi date.
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 194.
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