Chinese collection

Item LL 6705
side view of vase of item LL 6705

Accession no: LL 6705
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 46.5 cm, DB. 18.2 cm

Description: Vase, with slender ovoid body, straight neck and spreading lip. Painted in famille verte enamels. Two oblong rectangular panels with rock, peony flowers and phoenix, and stork and pomegranate. Between them, leaf-shaped and rectangular panels with landscape, flowering plants, birds and insects. Brocaded ground of dotted green strewn with flowers and foliage in colours. Border of ju-i heads on the shoulders above and false gadroons below. On the shoulders, a brocade band with four panels of emblems. On the neck, panels with flowering plants and birds in similar brocade.

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. 68, No. 341. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 415 .