Chinese collection

pair of bottles - LL 6735 and LL 6736

Accession no: LL 6735
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Square bottle
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille noire style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 29.5 cm, W. 12.5 cm

Description: Square bottle, one of a pair (to LL 6736), with straight sides, slightly tapering upwards, and round shoulders. The neck replaced in metal. Decorated with peony and chrysanthemum scrolls in famille rose colours with green foliage in a composite black ground. Base underglaze.

Provenance
Jeffery Whitehead collection; his sale, Christie's, 4 August 1915, lot 726, purchased by Frank Partridge fro Lever, £44.2s.0d (for a bowl, LL 6734; and a pair of square bottles, LL 6735 & LL 6736); for Hulme Hall; LLAG Invoice file No. 48.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 389.