Chinese collection

Item LL 6732

Accession no: LL 6732
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Baluster vase
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille noire style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD) or 19th Century
Measurements: H. 49.5 cm, DB. 22.5 cm (with stand)

Description: Vase with baluster body, high shoulders, slightly contracted neck, spreading mouth and base with the lip cut down. Painted in famille verte enamels in a composite black ground with two five-clawed dragons, one of them grasping a pearl and the other pursuing a pearl.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 382.