Chinese collection

Item LL 6333

Accession no: LL 6333
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 33 cm, DB. 10.5 cm

Description: Vase, which belongs to a set of five (with three square vases, LL 6333, LL 6794 & 6795), of slender oval form with spreading base, straight short neck, and cover with lion knob. On two sides are ladies and children in garden; on the others, mountain landscape and figures. In the flutes is a chrysanthemum scroll pattern. On the shoulders, ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') shaped lappets enclosing formal flowers in a ground of cracked ice pattern with scattered plum blossoms. Vases and flowers on neck. Covers to match; and two beakers, LL 6444 & LL 6445 with similar designs complete the set.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 95.