Chinese collection

Item LL 94
panel of item LL 94

Accession no: LL 94
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Rouleau 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. 45.7 cm, DB. 19.2 cm

Description: Vase, of rouleau form, painted in brilliant famille verte enamels with touches of gilding. Two large central panels containing sprays of prunus and chrysanthemum, with bird and inscription in each; between these, small panels of leaf and other shapes containing monsters, lotus and ducks, peony spray and bird, on brocade ground of netted green strewn with floral scrolls in colour. Four small panels above and below containing poultry, mole, grass and bamboo. Shoulders similar to body, with chrysanthemums in coral-red. On the neck, two panels of fish and lobsters among water weeds.

Richard Bennett collection; his sale, 1911, purchased by Edgar Gorer for Lever; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

E. Gorer, Catalogue of the Collection of Old Chinese Porcelains formed by Richard Bennett, Esq. Thornby Hall, Northampton, London, 1911, p. 67, No. 339. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 423.