Chinese collection

Item LL 6446

Accession no: LL 6446
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bottle
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 43.5 cm, DB. 24.5 cm

Description: Bottle with depressed globular body, and tall straight neck with bulb below the lip. Painted in brilliant blue with a design of two phoenixes in peony scrolls; stiff plantain leaves on the neck. On the bulb, bands of vandyke, key fret, and ju-i patterns and small blossoms.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 116.