Chinese collection

Item LL 6640

Accession no: LL 6640
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. 14 cm

Description: Wine pot in the form of a peach with attachments of foliage and twigs on the handle and the spout. Porcelain with enamel on biscuit decoration. The body of the vessel is dark violet aubergine, and the handle and attachments turquoise. Base unglazed and with hole for filling.

The peach-shaped wine pots were copied at the English Rockingham Works in their well-known Cadogan teapots.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 308.