Chinese collection

Item LL 6691

Accession no: LL 6691
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Dish
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 0.8 cm, D. 10.7 cm

Description: Hexagonal dish, one of a pair ( to LL 6690), with lobed sides; enamelled on the biscuit. In the centre, a rock and flowering plants in a yellow ground. The lobes on the sides are alternately green and aubergine with growing flowers.

Provenance
S. E. Kennedy collection; his sale, Christie's, 21 June 1916, lot 147. Purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £29.81 (for a pair); by whom gifted 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. 358.