Chinese collection

Item LL 5934

Accession no: LL 5934
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Small bottle
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 10.1 cm, DB. 2.5 cm

Description: Small square bottle with oblong rectangular body, straight neck, expanding mouth, and spreading foot. On the sides are ogre designs in cloisonné enamel in a turquoise ground. Stiff leaves and ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') pattern.

Provenance
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.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 877.