Chinese collection

Item LL 6039
object with lid - LL 6039 and LL 6040

Accession no: LL 6039
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. 20 cm, DB. 12.5 cm

Description: Vase, which belongs to a set of five (with three vases, LL 6037, LL 6038 (cover to LL 6037 ), LL 6039, LL 6040 (cover to LL 6039), LL 6041 & LL 6042 (cover to LL 6041 ) with slender oval bodies, short necks, dome-shaped covers, and slightly spreading feet; and two beakers, LL 6043 & LL 6044, with bulbous stems and flaring mouths ). Design in bands of leaf-shaped panels with ladies and vases of flowers. On the necks, floral sprays.

Mark of Yu (jade) on the base.

Provenance
Richard Bennett collection; his sale, 1911, purchased by Edgar Gorer for Lever; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature
E. Gorer, Catalogue of the Collection of Old Chinese Porcelains formed by Richard Bennett, Esq. Thornby Hall, Northampton, London, 1911, p. 5, No. 11. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 80.