Chinese collection

Item LL 6114

Accession no: LL 6114
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Jar and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze powder blue and overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 46.3 cm, DB. 25.2 cm

Description: Jar, one of a pair (to LL 6113), with ovoid body, straight neck, and dome-shaped cover. Powder blue ground with panels painted in famille verte enamels. On the sides, three oblong mirror-shaped panels with tall ladies in gardens. Above and below are mirror-shaped reserves with pots of growing flowers. On the blue ground are vases and symbols and formal patterns. Cover to match.

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. 29, No. 169. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 491.