Chinese collection

Item LL 6704

Accession no: LL 6704
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. 47 cm, DB. 20.2 cm

Description: Vase, of oblate ovoid form with tall contracted neck and slightly spreading mouth. Painted in famille verte enamels. Four square panels of kylins and other mythical animals, alternating with a similar number of medallions of rocks, flowering plants and insects, on ground of green hexagons, radiated in red, inset with vases and symbols; band of red lozenge pattern with four panels of symbols on shoulders. On neck, two square panels, a river scene and a bamboo tree with bird, on netted aubergine ground inset with medallions of green plum blossom.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 430.