Chinese collection

Item LL 6457
Pair of urns - LL 6457 abd LL 6458

Accession no: LL 6457
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Jar and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 39 cm, DB. 25.9 cm

Description: Jar with ovoid body, short neck and cap cover. Painted with three upright panels with peony, peach, and prunus, separated by bands of cash pattern, white on blue. Above and below are ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') shaped lappets with floral scrolls in white on blue, ju-i heads between. Formal borders. Empty double ring under the base.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 54.