Chinese collection

Item LL 6404

Accession no: LL 6404
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. 81.2 cm, DB. 45.3 cm

Description: Vase, of slender oval form with short, straight neck, and dome-shaped cover. Painted in greyish blue, with four upright panels with garden scenes and pavilions with court ladies between upright bands of clematis. Below is a band of plum blossom pattern in a marbled blue ground, and a border of leaf-shaped designs with white foliage in a blue ground and pointed leaves between. Similar patterns on neck and shoulder.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 87.