Chinese collection

Item LL 6146
base of dish of item LL 6146

Accession no: LL 6146
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Plate
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: D. 21.1 cm

Description: Plate, one of a pair (to LL 6181) with wavy edge. In the centre, a group of aster flowers and scrolls. Border of radiating panels with growing aster flowers. Outside, three floral sprays. Square seal mark in a double ring.

Provenance
Lord Frederic Leighton's collection; his sale, Christie's, 10 July 1896, lot 355, purchased by Thomas Agnew for Lever; £2.10s. (for a pair; LL 6146 and LL 6181); by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922. Inventory file No. H.99 (LL 6146, LL 6181)

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 164.