Chinese collection

Item LL 6534

Accession no: LL 6534
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
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. 25 cm, DB 12.4 cm

Description: Vase, of triple gourd shape with slender neck and spreading mouth. The lowest bulb has a sky-blue glaze with three mirror-shaped panels reserved and painted in blue and underglaze red with rocks and flowering plants. The second bulb is glazed celadon green; and the upper bulb and neck are painted in blue and underglaze red with lozenge diaper, and mirror-shaped panels with flowering plants.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 290.