Chinese collection

Item LL 6764

Accession no: LL 6764
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Rouleau vase
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 44 cm, DB. 19.5 cm

Description: Vase, of rouleau form, painted chiefly in red and gold. On the body, a close floral scroll with large flowers and small foliage in white and red in a gilt ground. On the neck, a scroll with large flowers in yellow and pink and green with gold foliage on a white ground. On the shoulder, four medallions with dragon scrolls in a ground diapered with red curled scrolls, inset with formal flowers in red and gold. Borders of curled scrolls, ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') heads, and ovals containing flowers, and gadroons.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 520.