Chinese collection

Item LL 30
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detail of item LL 30
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Accession no: LL 30
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Plate
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze powder blue and overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style with added decoration in overglaze gold
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 6.9 cm, D. 40.8 cm

Description: Dish with flat rim. In the central medallion, landscape with lake, island, bridge, and pagoda. On the rim, panels with flowering plants and landscapes alternately; gilt floral sprays and medallions of flowers on the blue ground. Three flowering boughs on the rim beneath. Mark of a lozenge symbol under the base.

Provenance
Richard Bennett collection; his sale, 1911, purchased by Edgar Gorer for Lever; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature
E. Gorer, Catalogue of the Collection of Old Chinese Porcelains formed by Richard Bennett, Esq. Thornby Hall, Northampton, London, 1911, p. 29, No. 170. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 498.