Chinese collection

Item LL 6660

Accession no: LL 6660
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase with stand
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 39.3 cm

Description: Vase, bottle-shaped, with globular body and tall cylindrical neck. Painted with enamels on the biscuit - green, yellow, aubergine, and white. On the body, a ground of wave and plum blossom pattern in green, broken by four panels, edged with wave-crests, in which are dragons pursuing pearls. Along the base are formal rocks, and in the wave pattern are floating symbols. On the neck are the Eight Immortals in clouds. Carved wooden stand.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 330.