Chinese collection

Item LL 6306

Accession no: LL 6306
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 54.7 cm, DB. 25.2 cm

Description: Octagonal vase, one of a pair (to LL 6305), with ovoid bodies, short necks, and slightly spreading mouths and spreading feet. On the sides are panels with arched tops lightly moulded, with rocks and fruit trees, peony, prunus, etc. Borders of small flowers. On the shoulder and neck are large pencilled designs of fruit and foliage. Covers to match.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 143.