Chinese collection

Item LL 6483

Accession no: LL 6483
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. 28.9 cm

Description: Bottle, gourd-shaped, with double bulb on the neck. The lower bulb is glazed with 'café au lait' with a band of grey crackle on the shoulder. The neck is painted in blue: with leaf-shaped pendants, containing floral arabesques, white on blue, on the lower bulb, and floral designs, ju-i borders, etc., above.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 288.