Chinese collection

Item LL 6639

Accession no: LL 6639
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Wine pot
Materials: Porcelain with enamel on biscuit decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 21.8 cm

Description: Wine pot, of compressed cylindrical form, moulded in bamboo pattern. Handle and spout in the form of twigs, with attachments of pine fronds and prunus flowers. On the top is a spray of bamboo in relief. Porcelain with enamel on biscuit decoration. The body of the vessel is aubergine, the spout turquoise, and the handle yellow. Base unglazed and with a hold for filling.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 310.