Chinese collection

Item LL 5941

Accession no: LL 5941
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Beaker
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 26.3 cm, DB. 14 cm

Description: Slender beaker with bulb on stem, flaring mouth, and slightly spreading base. Decorated with cloisonné enamel designs in a turquoise ground. On the bulb are ogre heads and scrolls. On the neck and stem are lotus scrolls and long-pointed leaf designs in a white ground. Under the mouth are lotus designs with fret borders.

Provenance
Sir Trevor Lawrence collection; his sale, Christie's, 31 May 1916, lot 448, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £23.2s.0d (for three trumpet-shaped beakers, LL 71, LL 5940 and LL 5941); 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. 859.