Chinese collection

Item LL 6213
Label on base of vase of item LL 6213
Label on lid of vase of item LL 6213

Accession no: LL 6213
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze powder blue
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 46.8 cm, DB. 22 cm

Description: Vase, in a set of four (to LL 6155), with ovoid body, spreading base, cylindrical neck with raised belt and spreading mouth. Flattened dome-shaped cover with lion knob in biscuit. Ground of brillaint powder-blue with panels painted in blue. On the body, two large panels with mountain landscapes, and between them two quatrefoil panels with vases and symblos, and two leaf-shaped panels with flowering plants and rocks; On the neck, two fan-shaped panels with rocks and flowering plants, inverted. Mark of empty double ring under the base.

Provenance
Previously own by Duveen Brothers, purchased by Lever from James Orrock between 1903 and 1912, 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. 251.