Chinese collection

Item LL 6121

Accession no: LL 6121
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Rouleau vase
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. 43.1 cm, DB.19.8 cm

Description: Vase, of rouleau form, with two oblong panels painted with rocks and flowering prunus and peach and birds, in famille verte enamels; the prunus blossoms is touched with red.

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. 30, No. 177. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 486.