Chinese collection

Item LL 71

Accession no: LL 71
Object type: Cloisonné
Name: Cloisonné trumpet-shaped beaker
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 32.4 cm

Description: Slender beaker with plain bulb on stem, decorated with cloisonné enamel designs in a turquoise ground. On the bulb are lotus designs and fret borders. On the neck and stem, lotus arabesques and stiff leaves with fret patterns in a white ground. Inside the mouth, lotus arabesques. Ju-i borders.

Sir Trevor Lawrence collection; his sale, Christie's, 31 May 1916, lot 448, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £23.2s. (for three trumpet-shaped beakers, LL 71, LL 5940 and LL 5941); by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 861.