Accession no: LL 6480
Object type: Ceramic
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 25.5 cm, D. 12.8 cm
Description: Bottle, one of a pair (to LL 6481), pear-shaped, with tall slender neck, slightly spreading at the mouth. Painted in dark blue with two archaic dragons and pearls and flames, Border of curled waves. On the neck, sprays of flowers and tasselled border, stiff leaves, and a band of flame designs white on blue. Tasselled border at foot. Metal bands on foot and lip.
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. 207.