Chinese collection

Item LL 6128

Accession no: LL 6128
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Vase and cover
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille noire style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng (1723-1735 AD) or Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 43 cm, DB. 26 cm

Description: Vase with graceful ovoid body, with double curve above the base, straight short neck, and dome-shaped cover. Decorated with panels of various forms containing rockery, cocks, peonies, and chrysanthemums in a black brocade ground diapered with green foliage scrolls and large chrysanthemum flowers in famille rose colours. Borders of pink lozenge pattern with panels of flowering plants. Repaired on the neck and cover.

Bought from Frank Partridge, 12 March 1920, £88; for Hulme Art Gallery; LLAG Invoice file No. 99.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 390. O. Impey, “Lever as a Collector of Chinese Porcelain”. Journal of the History of Collections, Vol. 4:2, 1992, p. 231, Fig. 6.