Chinese collection

Item LL 6496
Side of vase of item LL 6496
Side of vase of item LL 6496

Accession no: LL 6496
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze black with added decoration in overglaze gold
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 46 cm, DB. 20 cm

Description: Vase, of rouleau form, with straight neck and spreading mouth, mirror-black glaze with gilt designs. Two oblong panels with a pair of dragons disputing a pearl, and a pair of phoenixes. Between them are smaller panels with bamboos and inscriptions. Border of lotus scrolls. Arabesque designs on neck and formal borders.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 294.