Chinese collection

Item LL 6715

Accession no: LL 6715
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase and cover
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 67 cm, DB. 37.8 cm

Description: Vase, with wide ovoid body, straight neck, dome-shaped cover with lion-knob, and slightly spreading base. Painted in famille verte enamels with rocks and two pheasants, flowering peony, magnolia and prunus, flying birds and dragon-fly. On the shoulders, a band of lozenge diaper with ju-i heads and six medallions of symbols; flowering plants on the neck. Neck repaired. Cover to match. Underside unglaze.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 412.