Chinese collection

Item LL 6663
labels on base of vase of item LL 6663

Accession no: LL 6663
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bowl with stand
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 9.5 cm, D. 19 cm

Description: Bowl with rounded sides and everted rim. Enamelled on the biscuit. Outside, a rockery, pheasants, flowering peonies, and pomegranates, and flying birds in green, aubergine, and white in a yellow ground. inside, yellow ground and a peony spray. Mark of the Chenghua period (1465-1487 AD), but the bowl is of Kangxi date.

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. 39, No. 220. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 355.