Chinese collection

Item LL 6365
detail of label of item LL 6365
detail of label of item LL 6365

Accession no: LL 6365
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. 52.8 cm, D. 23.8 cm

Description: Jar, which belongs to a set of four (two jars, LL 6363 & LL 6364, with ovoid bodies, short necks, and cap covers; and two beakers, LL 6365 & LL 6366, with straight sides and flaring mouths). Designs similar, but with four panels of flowering shrubs. Empty double ring under base

Purchased by Lever from James Henry Duveen of Bold Street, Liverpool; gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922. (Duveen Liverpool black seal and label: GUARANTEED OLD, Old Nankin Porcelain Beaker, Height 20.5 in. J. M. Duveen & Son, 47 Bold Street, Liverpool).

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 55.