Chinese collection

Item LL 5928

Accession no: LL 5928
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Small vase
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 9.3 cm, DB. 4.2 cm

Description: Small vase of baluster form, with high neck, and spreading mouth and base. On the sides are large lotus flowers with foil age scrolls in white, yellow, and brown in a turquoise ground. Stiff leaves on the neck and stem, with floral ornaments between.

Provenance
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.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 879.