Chinese collection

Item LL 6718

Accession no: LL 6718
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. 42.8 cm, DB. 23.5 cm

Description: Vase, with baluster body, slightly contracted neck, and spreading mouth and base. Painted in famille verte enamels with touches of gildings. Four upright panels, two containing monsters, the others a phoenix and a pheasant, among rocks and flowering plants. Above and below the panels, a brocade pattern of curled scrolls on green ground strewn with blossoms and foliage; between the panels, dotted green brocade pattern inset with archaic dragons and plum blossoms. On the neck, emblems and lotus flowers on plain white ground; borders of hatched pattern and ju-i heads.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 427.