Chinese collection

Item LL 6437
detail of seal on base of teapot of item LL 6437
pair of teapots - LL 6436 and LL 6437

Accession no: LL 6437
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Ewer
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 18.5 cm, DB. 13 cm

Description: Ewer with depressed globular body, straight slender neck, and star-shaped mouth. Long spout with foliage attachments. The body is moulded in six lobes. Painted in blue with flowers and emblems, with a border of false gadroons on the shoulder.

Purchased by Lever from James Henry Duveen of Bold Street, Liverpool; gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922. Price: £15, Inventory file No. H 118/2.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 19.