Chinese collection

Item LL 6717

Accession no: LL 6717
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. 77.7 cm, D. 28.2 cm

Description: Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6716), of baluster form, with cylindrical neck, flaring mouth, and spreading base. Painted in brilliant famille verte enamels with rockery and a pair of phoenixes, peach trees, magnolia and peony in flower, and flying birds. On neck, similar designs. On the shoulders, a brocade border of prunus blossoms on dotted green ground. Above the base, a band of prunus blossoms on dotted green ground, and under the lip, a band of green key fret. Empty double ring under the base.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 411.