Chinese collection

Item LL 6524

Accession no: LL 6524
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze powder blue with added decoration in overglaze gold
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 45.2 cm, DB. 19.5 cm

Description: Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6525), with slender ovoid body, contracted neck, and spreading mouth. Brilliant powder-blue ground with panels painted in dark and light blue and underglaze red. Two oblong panels with swirling waves and a rock, on which is standing a sea monster, with clouds above. Between them, two fan-shaped panels with fisherman in landscape, rock, and flowering plants; and two leaf-shaped panels with rock and pendent branch of prunus with bird, and landscape with three geese.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 264.