Chinese collection

Item LL 5939

Accession no: LL 5939
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Lamp in the shape of a boat with stand
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 9.8 cm (with stand), DB. 12.1 cm

Description: Lamp in the shape of a boat, partly covered with a metal casing carved with wave designs. Enamelled on the outside with wave pattern and bats, green and white on a turquoise ground. Inside are three posts, the masts shaped like ornamental rocks. Carved wooden stand.

Provenance
Sir Trevor Lawrence collection; his sale, Christie's, 31 May 1916, lot 427, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £13.2s.6d; 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. 882.