Chinese collection

Item LL 6708
pair of vases - LL 6708 and LL 6709

Accession no: LL 6708
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Beaker
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel and gold decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 47 cm, DB. 23.8 cm

Description: Beaker, one of a pair (to LL 6709), with bulb on stem, flaring mouth, and spreading base; painted in famille verte enamels. On the bulb is rocks and flowering chrysanthemums, etc., and birds. On the neck, rocks and pheasants, and flowering peony and peach; and on the stem, flowering peonies, peach, birds, and insects. Borders of prunus blossom in a dotted green ground. inside the lip, a band of green key pattern.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 413.