Chinese collection

Item LL 93

Accession no: LL 93
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Rouleau vase
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze famille verte decoration reserved on sprinkled blue ground
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 43.8 cm, DB. 19.7 cm

Description: Vase, in a set of four (with LL 6118, LL 6119 and LL 6120), in rouleau form, with straight neck and spreading mouth. Powder-blue ground with two oblong rectangular panels painted with pendent branches of prunus, peony, etc., in each of which is a large black-backed bird. On the blue ground, gilt panels with flowering plants, birds, and insects; gilt brocade patterns on the neck and shoulder.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 487.