Chinese collection

Item LL 5935

Accession no: LL 5935
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Incense burner
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 9.1 cm, W. 6.1 cm

Description: Incense burner, one of a pair (to LL 59), with four tall scroll legs, upright loop handles, and right ribs on the sides. Archaic dragon and ogre patterns in cloisonné enamel on the sides. One of the pair has a cover which is pierced with lotus designs.

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. 864.