Chinese collection

Item LL 6753

Accession no: LL 6753
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 48.2 cm, DB. 22 cm

Description: Vase, of baluster form with high shoulders and slightly contracted neck, spreading mouth and foot. Painted in famille verte enamels. Four square panels of landscapes, alternating with four medallions of rocks, flowering plants and birds, on coral red ground diapered with green lotus scrolls and large coloured flowers. On neck, two square panels of landscapes on red ground diapered with circles enclosing small green plum blossoms. Borders of coloured key fret, ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') heads and honeycomb pattern.

Provenance
Sir Trevor Lawrence collection; his sale, Christie's, 31 May 1916, lot 521, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever, £58.16s.0d; for Hulme Art Gallery; LLAG Invoice file No. 66.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 432.