Chinese collection

Item LL 6552

Accession no: LL 6552
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. 43.8 cm, DB. 19.7 cm

Description: Vase, of rouleau form, with straight neck and spreading mouth. Powder-blue ground with panels painted in famille verte enamels. On the sides, four oblong shield-shaped panels with garden scenes and ladies with rabbit, cat, and little boy. Above and below, small mirror-shaped reserves with flowering plants and landscape. Fan-shaped panels of landscape on the neck; gilt chrysanthemum sprays on the blue ground. On the base, an empty double ring.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 492.