Chinese collection

Item LL 6491

Accession no: LL 6491
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel and incised decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 21.6 cm, DB. 10.9 cm

Description: Vase, with high shoulder, oval body, and tall slender neck; spreading foot. On the body are incised ornaments under a lavender-blue glaze. the ornaments consist of rock and wave and ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') pattern. On the neck is an archaic dragon painted in blue and underglaze red. Round the base of the neck is a band of light brown.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 292.