Chinese collection

Item LL 6702

Accession no: LL 6702
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. 50 cm, DB. 19.7 cm (with stand)

Description: Vase, of rouleau form, painted in famille verte enamels with touches of gilding. Panels of various forms in brocade ground of dotted green, strewn with coloured flowers, and broken by medallions of storks. Two central panels with landscape, boats, and fishing folk; and between them two leaf-shaped panels with inscriptions, and two panels in the form of pomegranate and finger citron, painted with monsters and landscape. On the shoulders, four medallions with rocks, season flowers, and birds on varied brocade grounds. On the neck, two panels with landscape and figures. Borders of curled scroll pattern, ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') head and broad gadroons, enclosing symbols. Slightly raised rib on neck. Carved black wood stand.

Provenance
Bought from Frank Partridge, 5 December 1917, £150; for the Hill; 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. 424.