Chinese collection

Item LL 6664
labels on base of vase of item LL 6664

Accession no: LL 6664
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Hexagonal Beaker
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 25.5 cm, DB. 13.5 cm

Description: Beaker, hexagonal, with bulb on stem, straight neck, and flaring mouth, and slightly spreading base. Enamelled on the biscuit in green, aubergine, and white in a yellow ground. Design of pheasant on a rock, and flowering magnolia, peony, and prunus. Flying birds and insects. Brown hatched border inside the lip.

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. 40, No. 226.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 361.