Chinese collection

Item LL 6557

Accession no: LL 6557
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Cylindrical bowl and cover
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze powder blue and overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 16.6 cm, DB. 12.9 cm

Description: Deep cylindrical bowl with cover. Powder-blue ground, and panels painted in famille verte enamels. On the sides, two large square panels with inverted boughs of peony, with birds, and small fan-shaped reserves with flowering plants in yellow, green, etc.; and two pomegranate medallions in red. Cover to match.

Provenance
Purchased by Lever from James Orrock between 1903 and 1912, gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 474