Chinese collection

Item LL 6450
view of bottom of vase of item LL 6450
Three vases - LL 6450, LL 6451 and LL 6452

Accession no: LL 6450
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. 30.3 cm, DB. 15.4 cm

Description: Hexagonal bottle, one of a set of three (with LL 6451 & LL 6452), pear-shaped, with tall slender neck, and spreading foot and mouth. Painted in blue of good quality, with mirror-shaped panels; subjects, ladies in gardens, landscape, and men crossing a causeway, and groups of vases and symbols. Tessellated ground. On the neck, scattered rosettes and bands of stiff leaves. Vandyke borders.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 224.