Chinese collection

Item LL 5923

Accession no: LL 5923
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Vessel
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Late 18th Century
Measurements: H. 33 cm, DB. 21.7 cm

Description: Vase with ovoid body, angular shoulder, contracted neck, and spreading mouth and base. Decorated with designs in cloisonné enamel in a turquoise ground. Design on the sides, neck and shoulders is of lotus scrolls, with a narrow border of floral pattern and stiff leaves. Lotus scrolls on the foot.

Provenance
Sir Trevor Lawrence collection; his sale, Christie's, 31 May 1916, lot 459, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £22.1s; 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. 847.