Chinese collection

Item LL 6779

Accession no: LL 6779
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Teapot
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, C. 1750
Measurements: H. 12 cm, DB. 16 cm

Description: Teapot, part of a tea set - bowl, tea-jar, coffee cup, and milk-jug. Painted in famille rose enamels with panels of landscape, rockery, phoenix, and flowering plants in a ground of black hexagon diaper pattern. The panels are leaf-shaped and edged with gilt foliage.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 531.