Chinese collection

Item LL 6697
label on base of vase of item LL 6697

Accession no: LL 6697
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 56 cm, DB. 24.5 cm

Description: Vase, one of three (LL 6697, LL 6698 & LL 6699), cylindrical, slightly tapering to base, rounded shoulders, contracted neck and spreading mouth, Painted in famille verte enamels with two large panels of equestrian nobleman and attendants bearing banner on terrace with buildings in background, separated by narrow vertical bands of convolvulus; shagreen band below with foliage medallions reserved in red. Shoulders with band of ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') heads and coloured scrollwork. On the neck, and base, formal leaves similarly reserved. Empty double ring under the base.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 429.