Chinese collection

Item LL 6391

Accession no: LL 6391
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille noire style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 44 cm, D. 22.8 cm

Description: Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6390), of similar form, and decorated in similar style with rocks, flowering prunus trees, and bamboos. The prunus trees have aubergine stems, and white blossoms with yellow centres, and on the branches are birds. Empty double ring under the base.

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. 67, No. 337. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 395.