Chinese collection

Item LL 6166
side view of vase of item LL 6166
detail from neck of vase of item LL 6166
detail from neck of vase of item LL 6166
side view of vase of item LL 6166
side view of vase of item LL 6166

Accession no: LL 6166
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. 45 cm, D. 14.8 cm (at base)

Description: Vase, of rouleau form, with straight neck and spreading mouth. Powder-blue ground with panels painted in famille verte enamels. On the sides, four oblong shield-shaped panels with garden scenes and ladies with rabbit, cat, and little boy. Above and below, small mirror-shaped reserves with flowering plants and landscape. Fan-shaped panels of landscape on the neck; gilt chrysanthemum sprays on the blue ground. On the base, an empty double ring.

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. 175. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 470.