Chinese collection

Item LL 6742
detail of mark on base of vase of item LL 6742

Accession no: LL 6742
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille noire style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China or 19th Century
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 69.5 cm, DB. 28 cm

Description: Vase, of baluster form with high shoulders, tall cylindrical neck, with spreading mouth and base; decorated in famille verte enamels in a lustrous black ground. Design, rock and two pheasants, peony in flower, magnolia, and peach with birds. Metal mount on feet and mouth. Mouth cut down. Mark of Chenghua period (1465-1487 AD), but the vase is of Kangxi date.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 379.