Chinese collection

Item LL 6325

Accession no: LL 6325
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Jar and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 28 cm, DB. 20.5 cm

Description: Jar, of depressed oval form with short neck and dome-shaped cover. Design of four tall ladies in garden with flowering plants or vases of flowers between them. On the shoulder, a band of phoenixes; and on the neck, symbols. On the cover, flowers and children.

Mark of the Xuande period (1426-1435 AD), but the jar is of Kangxi date.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 77.