Chinese collection

Item LL 6755
pair of urns - LL 6755 and LL 6756

Accession no: LL 6755
Object type: Ceramic
Name: 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. 49.5 cm, DB. 27.2 cm (with stand)

Description: Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6756), with ovoid body, straight neck, dome-shaped cover, and spreading base. On the sides, chrysanthemum scroll, the flowers gilt, the larger leaves touched with pale green, the background diapered with small foliage in white on coral-red ground; borders of ju-i heads in blue above and formal gadroon ornament below. On the shoulders, a brocade band with flowers and archaic dragons in colour on netted green ground; lotus scroll in red on the neck. Borders of key fret and cash patterns; rings of underglaze blue on the neck, shoulders and above the base. Empty double ring under the base.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 434.