Chinese collection

Item LL 6376

Accession no: LL 6376
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. 52.5 cm, DB. 22.8 cm

Description: Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6377), with straight side and slightly spreading mouth and base. Painted in dark blue with mountain landscape, rocks, pine trees, and mounted warriors in combat. In the clouds above are four of the Eight Immortals, including Lu Tung-pin, Li T'ieh-kuai with his crutch, and Chung-li Ch'uan. Borders of plum blossom on marbled blue ground. Empty double ring under base.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 127.