Chinese collection

Item LL 6330

Accession no: LL 6330
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Beaker
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 25.3 cm, DB. 12

Description: Beaker with bulbous stem, straight neck, and faring mouth. On the bulb, a landscape with two figures crossing a rocky causeway. On the stem, the poet Li Bai reclining with wine-jars. On the neck, ladies receiving guests in front of a pavilion. Foot mounted in mental.

Mark of the Jiajing period (1522-1566 AD), but the beaker 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. 204.