Chinese collection

Item LL 6353

Accession no: LL 6353
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Beaker
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 49.5 cm, D. 22.5 cm

Description: Beaker with straight sides, expanding at the base and mouth. Designs in white on a marbled blue ground - archaic dragons winding in and out of peony scrolls, and medallions with formal flowers and foliage. Borders of lozenge fret pattern broken by medallions with flowers. Empty double ring under the base.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 92.