Chinese collection

Item LL 6382

Accession no: LL 6382
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. 43.5 cm, DB. 24.5 cm

Description: Vase with ovoid body, high foot and spreading base, short neck, and dome-shaped cover. Painted with three upright panels with rockery and flowering plants and birds, separated by bands of cash pattern, white on blue. Above and below are ju-i-shaped lappets with floral scrolls in white on blue, ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') heads between. Formal borders. Empty double ring under the base.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 51.