Chinese collection

Item LL 6251
view of base of dish of item LL 6251

Accession no: LL 6251
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bowl
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662 - 1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 9 cm, D. 21.3 cm

Description: Bowl, moulded in eight compartments. Painted with design known as the Eight Immortals of the Wine-Cup. Border of false gadroons. Inside, the poet Li Bai (701-762 AD) seated beside his wine-jars. In the border, ornaments symbolical of music, chess, painting, etc.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 220.