Chinese collection

Item LL 6116

Accession no: LL 6116
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Rouleau vase
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze powder blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 75.2 cm, DB. 24.7 cm

Description: Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6115), of rouleau form, with tall cylindrical body and neck, and spreading mouth. Powder-blue ground and panel painted in blue. On the body, three mirror-shaped panel with vase and emblem. Above them are fan-shaped panel with figures in landscape and flowering plants; and below are three picture-scroll panels, with rocks, flowering prunus, and peony in landscape. On the neck, leaf-shaped panel with rocks and flowering plants and butterflies.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 258.