Chinese collection

Item LL 6130
mark on base of item LL 6130

Accession no: LL 6130
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille noire style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD) or 19th Century
Measurements: H. 75 cm, DB. 28.5 cm

Description: Vase with baluster body, high shoulders, cylindrical neck, and spreading mouth and base; painted on the biscuit with famille verte enamels in a composite black ground. Design, rocks and prunus tree in blossom. By the rocks are bamboos, and in the prunus branches are birds.

Mark of the Chenghua period (1465-1487 AD), but the vase is probably of Kangxi date or 19th century.

Provenance
Acquired by Lever before June 1907; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 370.