Chinese collection

Item LL 6486

Accession no: LL 6486
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bottle
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 25.4 cm, DB. 12.8 cm

Description: Bottle with globular body, tall neck with gourd-shaped bulb, and expanding mouth. Painted in underglaze blue and famille verte enamels of fine quality. On the body, two panels with garden pavilions, men, and ladies, on a brocade ground of dotted green inset with butterflies and flowers in colour. The neck is decorated in underglaze blue with sprays of flowers and leaf-shaped pendants with formal flowers in white on blue. On the bulb are floral sprays in panels on a trellis ground. Vandyke border.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 466.