Chinese collection

Item LL 6725
detail of base of vase of item LL 6725

Accession no: LL 6725
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille noire style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 44.5 cm, DB. 20 cm

Description: Vase, one of a pair (to LL 73), with baluster body, high shoulders, slightly contracted neck, spreading mouth and base. Painted in famille verte enamels on a composite black ground with rockery, pheasant, peony, peach, blossom, magnolia and flying birds designs. Richard Bennett Collection label under the base.

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. 66, No. 334 R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 383.