Chinese collection

Item LL 5932

Accession no: LL 5932
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Small bottle
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 10 cm, DB. 2.9 cm

Description: Small bottle with rectangular body and straight cylindrical neck. On the sides are pairs of archaic dragons in cloisonné enamel in a turquoise ground. Flowers and scrolls on neck.

Sir Trevor Lawrence collection; his sale, Christie's, 31 May 1916, lot 408, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £15.4s.6d (for three small bottles, LL 5932, LL 5933 and LL 5934; a pair of small incense burners, LL 59 and LL 5935); 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. 875.