Chinese collection

Item LL 6505
view of one of the pair of vases of item LL 6505
pair of red vases of item LL 6505

Accession no: LL 6505
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Pair of bottles
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze sacrificial red (ji hong)
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 35.5 cm, DB. 20.4 cm

Description: Pair of bottles with globular bodies and straight necks. Flambé glaze of mottled crimson, with occasional streaks of purple. The colour has disappeared at the mouth rim. Mounted in ormolu.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 304.