Chinese collection

Item LL 6727
detail of base of vase of item LL 6727

Accession no: LL 6727
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. 52.5 cm, DB. 22.5 cm (with stand)

Description: Vase, with baluster body, high shoulders, spreading base and flaring mouth. Decorated in famille noire colours. A design of rocks, pheasant, flowering peony, magnolia and peach, bamboo and rushes, and small birds. Empty double ring 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. 335 R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 394.