Chinese collection

Item LL 6237
2 items - LL 6236 and LL 6237

Accession no: LL 6237
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Cylindrical bottle
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 25.5 cm, DB. 10 cm

Description: Cylindrical bottle, one of a pair (to LL 6236), with bulb on neck and spreading mouth. On the sides above and below are four leaf-shaped pendants with arabesque flowers and foliage in white on marbled blue ground; scrolls of formal flowers between. On the shoulder are ju-i patterns. On the bulb is a scale diaper interrupted by three medallions of flowers. Stiff leaves on the neck.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 151.