Chinese collection

Item LL 9520
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Accession no: LL 9520
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Libation cup
Materials: Agate and wood
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 14.5 cm, W. 13 cm

Description: Libation cup in the form of a cup-shaped fungus, supported by fungus sprays on the sides. On the lip is carved a bat in high relief. Carved wood stand.

Provenance
A Lady of Title Collection; her sale, Christie's, 14 March, 1916, lot 72; purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £8; 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. 800.