Jar and cover, China, 1670. Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, 48.0 x 34.0 cm. RCIN 1400. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Provenance: Transferred from Hampton Court to Kensington Palace in September 1973. 

A large blue and white porcelain jar and cover of bulbous form, with a short neck and low domed lid with knob; painted all over with formal lotus scrolls and with a petal border about the foot and a band of pendant leaves about neck. The cover is decorated with matching lotus scrolls.