Chinese collection

Item LL 6763

Accession no: LL 6763
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Figure of a bull
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in mixed famille rose and famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 23.5 cm, W. 35 cm

Description: Figure of a bull with black horns and eyes; the hide carefully pencilled in reddish brown. On an oblong rectangular vase which is painted in mixed famille rose and famille verte enamels; on the top, a tessellated ground with medallions of formal lotus flowers; on the sides, lotus scrolls and formal borders.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 547.