Chinese collection

Item LL 6544

Accession no: LL 6544
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bottle
Materials: Porcelain with powder blue, medallions and panels in famille verte enamels
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 28 cm, DB. 13.4 cm

Description: Bottle, one of a pair (to LL 6543), with globular body, tall neck with flange and double bulb, and spreading base. Powder-blue ground with two medallions and two square panels painted in famille verte enamels with lions playing with balls of brocade, and groups of vases and symbols. Two bands of light brown. Empty double ring under the base.

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. 30, No. 173. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 473.