Chinese collection

Item LL 6157

Accession no: LL 6157
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bowl with cover
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng (1723-1735 AD)
Measurements: H. 8.5 cm, D. 15.2 cm

Description: One of five bowls (LL 6156, LL 6157, LL 6194, LL 6195 and LL 6196) with flanged rims and wavy edges, and saucer-shaped covers. Egg-shell porcelain, painted in famille rose enamels. On the outside, four mirror-shaped panels with flowering plants and birds, ladies and children in a brocade ground of gilt lotus scrolls, edged with brown, and inset with blue flowers. On the rims are four lily sprays. Inside is a formal lotus flower and border of pink lozenge pattern, inset with flowers, broken by four medallions with flowering plants. Covers to match.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 529.