Chinese collection

Item LL 5907

Accession no: LL 5907
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Incense burner
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 22 cm, DB. 17.2 cm

Description: Incense burner with two dragon handles and contracted mouth. On the bowl are lotus scrolls in cloisonné enamel in a blue ground. On the three legs are lotus designs and stiff leaves. Fitted with silver cover, embossed with dragons and pearl, and with a lion knob.

Provenance
Sir Trevor Lawrence collection; his sale, Christie's, 1 June 1916, lot 569, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £23.2s; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 868.