Chinese collection

Item LL 6313
Several vases LL 6313, LL 6790, LL 6791, LL 6314 and LL 6315

Accession no: LL 6313
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Hexagonal vase and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 28.7 cm, DB. 10.5 cm

Description: Vase, which belongs to a set of five (with three vases, LL 6313, LL 6790 and LL 6791and two beakers, LL 6314 and LL 6315) ) of hexagonal form with pierced outer casing. On the shoulder and stem, a moulded band of overlapping leaves. The sides are piereced in honeycomb pattern and the spaces between decorated with fret pattern in blue with ju-i heads on the corners: the inner tubes are painted with floral designs. Borders of flowers and scrolls. Covers to match; and two beakers, LL 6314 and LL 6315 with bulbous stems, pierced and decorated to match.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 94.