Chinese collection

Item LL 6475
side view of vase of item LL 6475
side view of vase of item LL 6475
side view of vase of item LL 6475

Accession no: LL 6475
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. 74.5 cm, DB. 23.5 cm

Description: Vase, of rouleau form with cylindrical body and neck, and sharply expanding mouth. Painted in dark blue of fine quality, with a landscape and buildings, ladies on balconies and a man in a wheeled chair. On the shoulder, a border of cash pattern interrupted by medallions with growing flowers and vases and symbols. On the neck, the seated figure of Shou Lao with deer and - attendant and two other seated figures receiving offerings. Borders of hatched vandyke pattern, key fret, etc. Empty double ring under base.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 167.