Chinese collection

Item LL 6328

Accession no: LL 6328
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Ewer and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)

Description: Ewer, one of a pair (to LL 6329), with globular body, tall straight neck, with flange and extinguisher-shaped cover. Handle ending in a dragon's head. On the body, four linked mirror-shaped panels of lotus arabesques. Above and below are leaf-shaped pendants with similar ornament. On the neck, similar panels in a tessellated ground. Unglazed base. Cover to match.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 225.