Chinese collection

Item LL 6398
side view of urn of item LL 6398
side view of urn of item LL 6398
side view of urn of item LL 6398
detail of lid of urn of item LL 6398

Accession no: LL 6398
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Jar and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze powder blue and overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 48.5 cm, D. 10 cm

Description: Jar with ovoid body, straight neck, and dome-shaped cover. Powder-blue ground with panels painted in famille verte enamels. On the sides, three oblong mirror-shaped panels with pairs of figures in gardens. Above and below are flower-shaped reserves with rocks and flowering plants; gilt flower designs on the blue ground.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 493.