Chinese collection

Item LL 6782
view of seal on base of item LL 6782

Accession no: LL 6782
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 18.9 cm (with stand), DB. 11 cm

Description: Vase with pear-shaped body and two elephant-head handles with rings. Fine porcelain, delicately painted in famille rose enamels with a lady and boy on a terrace overlooking rocks and flowering trees. The porcelain is a beautiful white and rather glassy composition, and the painting recalls in style that of the celebrated Gu Yue Xuan glass.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 534.