Chinese collection

Item LL 6785

Accession no: LL 6785
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Beaker
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 29.3 cm, D. 15.2 cm

Description: Beaker, which belongs to a set of five (with three vases, LL 6802, LL 6803 and LL 6808 with wide baluster bodies and spreading bases, straight short necks, and dome-shaped covers; and two beakers, LL 6784 & LL 6785, with bulbous centres and flaring mouths. On the vases are a rockery and pheasants and flowering magnolia and peony, etc. Border of ju-i heads on the neck and dentate borders on the shoulder and above the base. On the beakers are kylins and flying phoenixes and symbols.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 64.