Chinese collection

object with lid - LL 6031 and LL 6032

Accession no: LL 6031
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 25.3 cm (with cover), DB. 11 cm

Description: Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6029), with slender ovoid body, high cylindrical stem and neck. Dome-shaped cover (LL 6032) with lion knob. On the sides, a garden scene with rockery and flowerpots and four tall ladies. Branches of flowers and fruit on the stem and cover.

Purchased by Lever from James Henry Duveen of Bold Street, Liverpool; 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. 198.