Chinese collection

Item LL 6743

Accession no: LL 6743
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) or 19th Century
Measurements: H. 74 cm (with stand), DB. 27.5 cm

Description: Vase with baluster body, high shoulders, cylindrical neck, and spreading mouth and base; painted on the biscuit with famille verte enamels in a composite black ground. Design, rocks and pair of pheasants, flowering magnolia, peony, and pomegranate and birds. Neck restored.

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. 62, No. 321. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 371.