Chinese collection

Item LL 6721
view of base of dish of item LL 6721

Accession no: LL 6721
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Basin
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 5.7 cm, W. 27.6 cm

Description: Basin, octagonal, painted in famille verte enamels with touches of gilding. Inside, pine tree and flowering plants; sides, flowers and fruit; rim, trellis patterns interrupted by lotus flowers and panels with flowers and insects. Similar designs outside.

Provenance
Purchased by Lever from James Orrock between 1903 and 1912, gifted to 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. 441.