Chinese collection

Item LL 6531

Accession no: LL 6531
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze powder blue and overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 43.5 cm, DB. 25.5 cm

Description: Vase with ovoid body, short straight neck, and dome-shaped cover. Dark powder-blue ground with panels painted in famille verte enamels. On the sides, three oblong shield-shaped panels with flowering peonies, chrysanthemum, and lotus. Above and below are small mirror-shaped panels with flowering plants and insects. Cover in similar style, but has been badly repaired.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 488.