Chinese collection

Item LL 91

Accession no: LL 91
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase and cover
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 34.2 cm, DB. 13.3 cm

Description: Vase, cylindrical, with short neck, painted in famille verte enamels. Four horizontal bands on body: 1) yellow leaf-shaped medallions and white arabesques on green ground; 2) two archaic dragons and flames in white and pearls in green on coral-red ground; 3) red and blue flowers and white arabesques on green ground; and 4) two narrow bands of scroll foliage in green on coral-red ground. On the shoulders, yellow band with green chevrons enclosing red and white flowers. On the neck, stiff leaves in green on coral-red ground. Honeycomb border at base. Domed-shaped cover to match. Empty double ring on base.

Acquired from Christie's, 6 July 1916, lot 90, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever, £89.5s.0d; for Hulme Hall; LLAG Invoice file No. 66.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 437.