Chinese collection

Item LL 9500

Accession no: LL 9500
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Vessel with stand
Materials: Amethyst
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty
Measurements: H. 9.8 cm (with stand), W. 11.5 cm

Description: Vessel in the form of tree-trunk with branches of prunus and fungus attached, and a large finger citron on wooden base. Root of amethyst.

Provenance
A Lady of Title Collection; her sale, Christie's, 14 March, 1916, lot 66; purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £10 (for LL 9500 and LL 9518); 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. 803.