Chinese collection

Item LL 6357

Accession no: LL 6357
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. 24.7 cm, D. 20 cm

Description: Beaker, one of a pair (to LL 6356), with bulbous centres and flaring mouths. Designs: a court scene with ladies, one dancing, others making music in front of a pavilion with garden surroundings and a large plantain tree. On the neck, flowering sprays and vandyke borders. The beakers decorated to match, with court scene on the neck and ladies in a garden on the lower bands.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 63.