Chinese collection

Item LL 6519
lid of object of item LL 6519

Accession no: LL 6519
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze powder blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 49.5 cm

Description: Vase with ovoid body, spreading base, cylindrical neck with raised belt, and spreading mouth. Flattened dome-shaped cover with a knob. Ground of brilliant powder-blue with panels painted in blue. On the body, two large panels with mountain landscapes, and between them three mirror-shaped panels with vases and symbols, and two leaf-shaped panels with flowering plants and rocks. On the neck are fan-shaped panels with rocks and flowering plants. Cover to match.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 251.