Chinese collection

Item LL 29
label on base of item LL 29

Accession no: LL 29
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Figure of a pheasant
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 39 cm, DB. 16 cm

Description: Figure of a pheasant standing on a rock. Painted in famille rose enamels, the feathers carefully drawn; the body and neck in shades of red and the wings in blue and green; the rock in brown.

Provenance
S. E. Kennedy collection; his sale, Christie's, 18 March 1918, lot 71. Purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £115.10s; by whom gifted the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Exhibited
The Arts of the Ch'ing Dynasty, organised by The Arts Council of Great Britain and the Oriental Ceramic Society, 26 May - 2 July 1964, London: The Arts Council Gallery.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 541. Arts Council Catalogue, 1964, No. 229.