Chinese collection

Item LL 5912
rear view of item LL 5912

Accession no: LL 5912
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Screen
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 34.5 cm

Description: Screen in the form of a jade tablet mounted on a metal stand which is decorated with cloisonné enamels. The designs are of ogre and archaic fret patterns, and panels of lotus arabesques. The tablet is of 'mutton-fat' jade carved with mountain landscape and pavilions with men and attendants; in one pavilion a game is being played.

Provenance
Sir Trevor Lawrence collection; his sale, Christie's, 29 May 1916, lot 124, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £37.16s; 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. 869.