Chinese collection

Item LL 97

Accession no: LL 97
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Cylindrical jar with cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 54.9 cm, DB. 20.7 cm

Description: Cylindrical jar with flattened dome-shaped cover, which belongs to a set of five (with three jars, LL 96, LL 97 & LL 98; and two beakers, LL 99 & LL 100). Decorated in white on blue with the design known as the Rose and Ticket pattern, consisting of roses and foliage bordered by leaf-shaped lappets with stiff floral designs. On the shoulders, oval medallions alternatively plain (resembling tickets) and painted with two blossoms. Vandyke and floral scroll borders. Under the base, an empty double ring.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 42.