Chinese collection

Item LL 6659

Accession no: LL 6659
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Syrup ewer
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 17th Century
Measurements: H. 45.7 cm

Description: Syrup ewer, of cylindrical form, bounded with four triple bands in low relief; the top protected by a shield in front. Enamelled on the biscuit with horses on the green wave design. The spout and cover have been replaced by cloisonné enamel.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 332.