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.

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

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