Jar and cover, China, 1680. Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, 48.2 cm. RCIN 1099. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Large ovoid jar and cover of porcelain painted in underglaze blue with an all-over lotus scroll design and round the neck a frieze of curving leaves. The lotus design is repeated on the cover. Cover with knob finial.