Chinese collection

Item LL 6484

Accession no: LL 6484
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. 17.2 cm, DB. 9.9 cm

Description: Bottle, gourd-shaped with double bulb on neck, and slightly spreading mouth. Painted in blue with vases and symbols on the lower bulb. A lily scroll, white on blue, on the second bulb. Borders of stiff leaves and 'café au lait' glaze on the upper part.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 287.