Chinese collection

Item LL 6009
pair of vases - LL 6009 and LL 6010
marks on base of objects - LL 6009 and LL 6010

Accession no: LL 6009
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Double gourd vase
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 19.9 cm, DB. 12.4 cm

Description: Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6010), of double gourd shape, painted in dark blue with lotus scroll. Border of hatched vandyke pattern.

Purchased by Lever from Duveen Brothers of Old Bond Street, London, 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. 216.