Chinese collection

Item LL 6432

Accession no: LL 6432
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 27.2 cm, DB. 11.7 cm

Description: Vase, of rouleau shape with cylindrical body, narrow neck, and spreading mouth, painted in brilliant blue with a mountain landscape with river and two men. On the shoulder, a border of cloud scrolls. On the neck, borders of key fret and silkworm scrolls.

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. 8, No. 33. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 70.