Chinese collection

Item LL 5929

Accession no: LL 5929
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Small bottle
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 14 cm, DB. 5.4 cm

Description: Small bottle with barrel-shaped body, straight neck, and slightly spreading foot. Decorated with lotus designs in a cloisonné enamel in a turquoise-green ground. Blue ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') borders.

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. 874.