Chinese collection

Item LL 6792

Accession no: LL 6792
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 44.8 cm, DB. 19.3 cm

Description: Cylindrical vase with straight neck and spreading mouth. On the sides, a lotus scroll reserved in a marbled blue ground of great depth broken by panels of fan- and mirror-shapes containing (1) vases and emblems, (2) deer, pine tree, and stork, (3) landscape and figures, (4) sea horses galloping across waves, (5) rock, peony, and bird, (6) basket of flowers. On the shoulder is a peony scroll, white in blue; and on the neck, bands of ju-i heads and fret patterns.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 122.