Chinese collection

Item LL 6431

Accession no: LL 6431
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bottle
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 43.8 cm, DB. 21 cm

Description: Bottle with slender neck. On the body, three lions with balls of brocade. On the shoulder, a band of lozenge diaper broken by peony flowers. On the neck, archaic dragons, a pearl, and flames. Empty double ring under the base.

Purchased by Lever from James Orrock between 1903 and 1912, gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 126.