Accession no: LL 6130
Object type: Ceramic
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.
Acquired by Lever before June 1907; by whom 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. 370.