Chinese collection

Item LL 66

Accession no: LL 66
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Plate
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng (1723-1735 AD)
Measurements: H. 2.5 cm, D. 20.9 cm

Description: Plate, one of a pair (to LL 67), with slanting rim. Egg-shell porcelain, painted in enamel colours with scenes illustrating various methods of fishing. In the centre are fishermen with nets and creel. On the rim, landscape with boats and men fishing with rod, spear, nets, etc. The water is represented by washes of a lustrous green enamel. On the back are three sprays of flowers.

Provenance
S. E. Kennedy collection; his sale, Christie's, 21 June 1916, lot 156. Purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £46.4; by whom gifted 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. 527.