Chinese collection

Item LL 9303
rear view of vase of item LL 9303

Accession no: LL 9303
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Bottle
Materials: Coloured glass
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 20 cm

Description: Bottle with slender ovoid body, tall neck, and spreading mouth. Milk-white glass with designs in relief in white an blue - rock with chrysanthemum, bamboo, and prunus, and inscription in seal characters and seal of Ku Yueh Hsuan (Gu Yue Xuan). Blue border on the lip, and blue foot. Ku Yueh Hsuan (Ancient Moon Terrace) is the studio name of a celebrated artist in glass named Fu, who lived in the Yongzheng and Qianlong periods.

Provenance
Jeffery Whitehead Collection; his sale, Christie's, 11 August, 1915, lot 746; purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £26.5s. (for the whole lot); by whom gifted the Lady Lever Art gallery, 1922.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 827.