Chinese collection

Item LL 6669

Accession no: LL 6669
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Supper set with seven trays
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: D. 40 cm

Description: Supper set of seven trays which fit round a central dish, making a floral design. Enamelled on the biscuit with flowering prunus designs in a dark mottled green ground. Hatched green borders with white plum blossoms.

Provenance
Sir William Bennett collection; his sale, 1910, purchased by purchased by Edgar Gorer for Lever; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature
Edgar Gorer and Sir William Henry Bennett, A Collection of Rare Old Chinese Porcelains Collected by Sir William Bennett KCVO, London, 1910, p. 35, No. 99A. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 352.