Chinese collection

Item LL 6696
side view of vase of item LL 6696

Accession no: LL 6696
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase and 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. 53 cm, DB. 20 cm (with stand)

Description: Vase, with slender ovoid body, contracted neck, and spreading mouth and base. Painted in famille verte enamels with landscape and buildings; a lady on balcony greeting two horsemen who are passing below. On the neck, two leaf-shaped panels, with two sages, holding a ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') sceptre, and the other leaning on a bundle of scrolls. Carved wooden stand in black.

Provenance
Bought from Frank Partridge, 17 December 1917, £75; for Hulme Art Gallery; LLAG Invoice file No. 75.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 417.