Chinese collection

Item LL 6278

Accession no: LL 6278
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Cylindrical jar
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 19.8 cm, DB. 8.8 cm

Description: Cylindrical jar with flattened cover and gourd-shaped knob. Painted in dark brilliant blue, with tiger lily design. Mark, a leaf symbol within a double ring.

Provenance
Formerly in the James Orrock collection; 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. 10, No. 40. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 145.