Chinese collection

Item LL 5937

Accession no: LL 5937
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Bell-shaped stand
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 10.6 cm, D. 12.8 cm

Description: Bell-shaped stand, one of a pair (to LL 5936), with a small tube let into the top. Decorated with designs in cloisonné enamel in a turquoise ground; lotus scrolls and ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') borders.

Sir Trevor Lawrence collection; his sale, Christie's, 31 May 1916, lot 416, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £8.8s.0d (for a pair, LL 5936 and LL 5937); 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. 888.