Chinese collection

Item LL 6553

Accession no: LL 6553
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bottle
Materials: Porcelain with powder blue and famille verte enamels
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 16.9 cm, DB. 14 cm

Description: Bottle, with globular body, and tall neck slightly expanding towards the top. Dark powder-blue ground with quatrefoil panels painted in famille verte enamels. In the panels on the body are rocks and pendent flowering boughs of peony and chrysanthemum with insects. On the neck, oblong panels with prunus and lilies. Empty double ring under the base.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 494.