Vase and cover

LL 6755


Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6756), with ovoid body, straight neck, dome-shaped cover, and spreading base. On the sides, chrysanthemum scroll, the flowers gilt, the larger leaves touched with pale green, the background diapered with small foliage in white on coral-red ground; borders of ju-i heads in blue above and formal gadroon ornament below. On the shoulders, a brocade band with flowers and archaic dragons in colour on netted green ground; lotus scroll in red on the neck. Borders of key fret and cash patterns; rings of underglaze blue on the neck, shoulders and above the base. Empty double ring under the base.