Chinese collection

Item LL 6276

Accession no: LL 6276
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 44.5 cm, DB. 22.2 cm

Description: Vase with ovoid body, tall straight neck, and wide mouth. Painted in blue of good quality with bands of formal designs. On the body, a band of tasselled ornament and a band of peony scrolls between two belts of square leaf designs. Similar ornaments on the neck. Borders of ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') heads and vandyke pattern with blossoms reserved. Unglazed base.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 30.