Chinese collection

Item LL 6253
view of base of dish of item LL 6253

Accession no: LL 6253
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bowl
Materials: Porcelain with with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662 - 1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 7.8 cm, D. 19.6 cm

Description: Bowl, one of a pair (to LL 6254), with rounded sides and sharply everted rim. Inside, a medallion with five children at play. Border of swastika fret. Outside, four panels with scenens from the play ‘The Romance of the Western Chamber’. Border of lozenge diaper. Mark of the Kangxi period (1662-1722 AD).

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 179.