Chinese collection

Item LL 6412

Accession no: LL 6412
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Dish
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 4 cm, D. 47.8 cm

Description: Dish with broad flat rim, and shallow well in the centre to hold an ewer. In the well is a growing peony flower. In the remaining spaces, four leaf-shaped panels, two with landscapes and two with fruit trees - peony and pomegranate; between them, lozenge diaper and flowers.

Provenance
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. 219.