Chinese collection

Item LL 6649
labels on base of vase of item LL 6649

Accession no: LL 6649
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Baluster shaped vase
Materials: Earthenware with overglazed enamel decoration in fahua style
Place made: Jiangxi province, China
Date made: Ming Dynasty, 16th -17th Century
Measurements: H. 24.1 cm

Description: Vase, of inverted pear shape, decorated with four formal leaves, outlines incised and slightly in relief, coloured turquoise and white on light aubergine ground.

Provenance
R. H. Benson collection; his sale, Christie's, 1 July 1924, lot 107. Purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £94.10s; 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. 28.