Chinese collection

Item LL 6397

Accession no: LL 6397
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze red and blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Early 18th Century
Measurements: H. 62.5 cm, DB. 37.2 cm

Description: Vase with ovoid body, short neck, and dome-shaped cover. Painted in underglaze blue and enamel colours, chiefly red and gilding, in Japanese (Imari) style. On the sides are flowering trees and phoenixes and formal chrysanthemum rosettes. On the shoulder is a border of ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') pattern with flowers in a netted red ground. A band of false gadroons above the base. Floral sprays on the neck. Cover to match.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 464.