Chinese collection

Item LL 6445

Accession no: LL 6445
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Square beaker
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 28.8 cm, DB. 11.8 cm

Description: Square beaker with fluted angles of slender oval form with spreading base and flaring mouth. On two sides are ladies and children in garden; on the others, mountain landscape and figures. In the flutes is a chrysanthemum scroll pattern. On the shoulders, ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') shaped lappets enclosing formal flowers in a ground of cracked ice pattern with scattered plum blossoms. Vases and flowers on neck.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 95.