Chinese collection

Item LL 6655

Accession no: LL 6655
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Jar with stand
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: China
Date made: Late Ming Dynasty, 17th Century
Measurements: H. 26.7 cm

Description: Jar with ovoid body, high shoulders, short straight neck, and wide mouth: flat unglazed base. On the side, a design of large fishes in a ground of curled wave pattern on which are floating plum blossoms and symbols. Band of ju-i pattern above and gadroons below. On the shoulder, a key fret interrupted by plum blossoms. Stiff leaves on the neck and scroll borders. Literature] R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford. Ltd., 1928, No. 15.