Chinese collection

Item LL 5922

Accession no: LL 5922
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Vessel
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Late 18th Century
Measurements: H. 34.4 cm, W. 17.7 cm

Description: Square vase with pear-shaped body, and spreading mouth and base. Two lion-mask handles pierced for rings. Decorated in cloisonné enamel in a turquoise ground. On the sides are bands of ornaments, flowers, rocks and birds, lotus scrolls and narrow floral borders. On the neck are stiff leaves; on the foot are sea-waves and horses.

Provenance
Sir Trevor Lawrence collection; his sale, Christie's, 31 May 1916, lot 445, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £27.6s; 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. 848.