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.

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