Chinese collection

Item LL 5927

Accession no: LL 5927
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Small vase
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 10.8 cm, DB. 5.2 cm

Description: Small vase, pear-shaped, with spreading mouth; decorated with floral scrolls in cloisonné enamel in a turquoise ground. Stiff leaves on the neck, and ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') borders above the base. Inside the mouth are floral scrolls.

Sir Trevor Lawrence collection; his sale, Christie's, 31 May 1916, lot 407, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £9.19s.6d (for three small bottles, LL 5927, LL 5928 and LL 5929); by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 878.