Chinese collection

Item LL 6181
base of item LL 6181

Accession no: LL 6181
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Plate
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: D. 21.7 cm

Description: Pate, one of a pair (to LL 6146), with wavy edge. In the centre, a group of aster flowers and scrolls. Border of radiating panels with growing aster flowers. Outside, three floral sprays. Square seal mark in a double ring.

Lord Frederic Leighton's collection; his sale, Christie's, 10 July 1896, lot 355, purchased by Thomas Agnew for Lever; £2.10 (for a pair; LL 6146 and LL 6181); by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 164.