Chinese collection

Item LL 6222
View inside bowl of item LL 6222
Side view of bowl on stand of item LL 6222

Accession no: LL 6222
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bowl with stand
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille noire style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 8.9 cm, D. 19.4 cm

Description: Bowl with round sides, and everted rim decorated with famille verte enamels on the biscuit; design of flowering prunus tree and birds in a composite black ground on the outside. Inside, a mottled green ground and spray of flowers at the bottom.

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. 47, No. 257. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 388. National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, The Making of a Gallery - William Hesketh Lever, Collector & Builder, Guide One, Chinese Ceramics, Item No. 21.