Chinese collection

Item LL 6637

Accession no: LL 6637
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Incense burner with stand
Materials: Porcelain with enamel on biscuit decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 30.5 cm

Description: Incense burner, one of a pair (to LL 6638), in the form of a lion, seated on its haunches, coloured light green on a mottled dark blue ground.

Provenance
R. H. Benson collection; his sale, Christie's, 1 July 1924, lot 42, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £183.15s (for LL 6637 & LL 6638); by whom 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. 27A.