Chinese collection

Item LL 6748

Accession no: LL 6748
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Cylindrical 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. 61.5 cm, DB. 22.5 cm (with stand)

Description: Cylindrical jar with contracted neck. Painted with Rose and Ticket design with scroll foliage in white on coral-red ground. On the shoulder is a band of enamelled hexagon pattern, and on the neck are two medallions with archaic dragons, white on red, upon dotted green ground strewn with red chrysanthemums. Under the lip, a band of green scroll foliage with flowers in blue and yellow on aubergine ground. Flattened dome-shaped cover added.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 438.