Chinese collection

Item LL 6465
back of plate of item LL 6465

Accession no: LL 6465
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Plate with stand
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 2.5 cm, D. 25.4 cm

Description: Plate, one of a pair (to LL 6466), with flat, wide brims. In the centre, pavilion and gardens, with man, lady, and children. In the border, groups of figures in landscape engaged in literary pursuits. On the back, a medallion with peony flowers; and sprays of flowers on the rim.

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. 13, No. 66. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 85.