Chinese collection

Item LL 5938

Accession no: LL 5938
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Vessel
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 8.5 cm, D. 14.1 cm

Description: Ceremonial vessel in archaic style, decorated with scrolling flowers on turquoise ground.

Provenance
Sir Trevor Lawrence collection; his sale, Christie's, 31 May 1916, lot 422, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £17.6s.6d (for two vessels, LL 5915 and LL 5938; and an ink pot, LL 5908); 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. 866.