Chinese collection

Item LL 6714

Accession no: LL 6714
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. 58.5 cm, DB. 21.8 cm

Description: Vase, octagonal, with straight sides, sloping shoulders, straight neck, and spreading lip. Painted in brilliant famille verte enamels with lotus designs, rocks, and flowering plants – peony, chrysanthemum, etc. – on the sides and neck. On the shoulder, yellow lozenge and aubergine fish-roe patterns and medallions with symbols in alternating white and red grounds. Hatched green band at the base of the neck. Base unglazed.

Bought from Frank Partridge, 14 August 1916, £375; for Hulme Hall; LLAG Invoice file No. 66.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 421.