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Vase. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 19.7 cm, DB. 12 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6037. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Vase, which belongs to a set of five (with three vases, LL 6037, LL 6038 (cover to LL 6037 ), LL 6039, LL 6040 (cover to LL 6039 ), LL 6041 & LL 6042 (cover to LL 6041 ) with slender oval bodies, short necks, dome-shaped covers, and slightly spreading feet; and two beakers, LL 6043 & LL 6044, with bulbous stems and flaring mouths). Design in bands of leaf-shaped panels with ladies and vases of flowers. On the necks, floral sprays.

Mark of Yu (jade) on the base.

Provenance: Richard Bennett collection; his sale, 1911, purchased by Edgar Gorer for Lever; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature: E. Gorer, Catalogue of the Collection of Old Chinese Porcelains formed by Richard Bennett, Esq. Thornby Hall, Northampton, London, 1911, p. 5, No. 11. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 80. Vase, which belongs to a set of five (with three vases, LL 6037, LL 6038 (cover to LL 6037 ), LL 6039, LL 6040 (cover to LL 6039 ), LL 6041 & LL 6042 (cover to LL 6041 ) with slender oval bodies, short necks, dome-shaped covers, and slightly spreading feet; and two beakers, LL 6043 & LL 6044, with bulbous stems and flaring mouths). Design in bands of leaf-shaped panels with ladies and vases of flowers. On the necks, floral sprays.

Mark of Yu (jade) on the base.

Provenance! Richard Bennett collection; his sale, 1911, purchased by Edgar Gorer for Lever; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature: E. Gorer, Catalogue of the Collection of Old Chinese Porcelains formed by Richard Bennett, Esq. Thornby Hall, Northampton, London, 1911, p. 5, No. 11. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 80.

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Cover to LL 6037. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 4.5 cm, D. 7 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6038. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Cover of vase, which belongs to a set of five (with three vases, LL 6037, LL 6038 (cover to LL 6037 ), LL 6039, LL 6040 (cover to LL 6039), LL 6041 & LL 6042 (cover to LL 6041) with slender oval bodies, short necks, dome-shaped covers, and slightly spreading feet; and two beakers, LL 6043 & LL 6044, with bulbous stems and flaring mouths). Design in bands of leaf-shaped panels with ladies and vases of flowers. On the necks, floral sprays.

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Vase. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 20 cm, DB. 12.5 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6039. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Vase, which belongs to a set of five (with three vases, LL 6037, LL 6038 (cover to LL 6037 ), LL 6039, LL 6040 (cover to LL 6039), LL 6041 & LL 6042 (cover to LL 6041 ) with slender oval bodies, short necks, dome-shaped covers, and slightly spreading feet; and two beakers, LL 6043 & LL 6044, with bulbous stems and flaring mouths ). Design in bands of leaf-shaped panels with ladies and vases of flowers. On the necks, floral sprays.

Mark of Yu (jade) on the base.

Provenance/ Richard Bennett collection; his sale, 1911, purchased by Edgar Gorer for Lever; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature/ E. Gorer, Catalogue of the Collection of Old Chinese Porcelains formed by Richard Bennett, Esq. Thornby Hall, Northampton, London, 1911, p. 5, No. 11. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 80.

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Cover to LL 6039; Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 4.5 cm, D. 7.2 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6040. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Cover of vase, which belongs to a set of five (with three vases, LL 6037, LL 6038 (cover to LL 6037), LL 6039, LL 6040 (cover to LL 6039), LL 6041 & LL 6042 (cover to LL 6041) with slender oval bodies, short necks, dome-shaped covers, and slightly spreading feet; and two beakers, LL 6043 & LL 6044, with bulbous stems and flaring mouths). Design in bands of leaf-shaped panels with ladies and vases of flowers. On the necks, floral sprays.

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Vase. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 20.2 cm, DB 12 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6041. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Vase, which belongs to a set of five (with three vases, LL 6037, LL 6038 (cover to LL 6037), LL 6039, LL 6040 (cover to LL 6039), LL 6041 & LL 6042 (cover to LL 6041) with slender oval bodies, short necks, dome-shaped covers, and slightly spreading feet; and two beakers, LL 6043 & LL 6044, with bulbous stems and flaring mouths). Design in bands of leaf-shaped panels with ladies and vases of flowers. On the necks, floral sprays.

Mark of Yu (Jade) on the base.

Provenance/ Richard Bennett collection; his sale, 1911, purchased by Edgar Gorer for Lever; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature/ E. Gorer, Catalogue of the Collection of Old Chinese Porcelains formed by Richard Bennett, Esq. Thornby Hall, Northampton, London, 1911, p. 5, No. 11. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 80.

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Cover to LL 6041. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 4.7 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6042. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Cover of vase, which belongs to a set of five (with three vases, LL 6037, LL 6038 (cover to LL 6037), LL 6039, LL 6040 (cover to LL 6039), LL 6041 & LL 6042 (cover to LL 6041) with slender oval bodies, short necks, dome-shaped covers, and slightly spreading feet; and two beakers, LL 6043 & LL 6044, with bulbous stems and flaring mouths). Design in bands of leaf-shaped panels with ladies and vases of flowers. On the necks, floral sprays.

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Beaker. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 22.1 cm, D. 12.8 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6043. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Beaker, which belongs to a set of five ( with three vases, LL 6037, LL 6038 ( cover to LL 6037 ), LL 6039, LL 6040 ( cover to LL 6039 ), LL 6041 & LL 6042 ( cover to LL 6041) with slender oval bodies, short necks, dome-shaped covers, and slightly spreading feet; and two beakers, LL 6043 & LL 6044, with bulbous stems and flaring mouths ). Design in bands of leaf-shaped panels with ladies and vases of flowers. On the necks, floral sprays.

Mark of Yu (jade) on the base.

Provenance: Richard Bennett collection; his sale, 1911, purchased by Edgar Gorer for Lever; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature: E. Gorer, Catalogue of the Collection of Old Chinese Porcelains formed by Richard Bennett, Esq. Thornby Hall, Northampton, London, 1911, p. 5, No. 11. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 80.

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Beaker. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 22.8 cm, D. 13.1 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6044. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Beaker, which belongs to a set of five (with three vases, LL 6037, LL 6038 (cover to LL 6037), LL 6039, LL 6040 (cover to LL 6039), LL 6041 & LL 6042 (cover to LL 6041) with slender oval bodies, short necks, dome-shaped covers, and slightly spreading feet; and two beakers, LL 6043 & LL 6044, with bulbous stems and flaring mouths). Design in bands of leaf-shaped panels with ladies and vases of flowers. On the necks, floral sprays.

Mark of Yu (jade) on the base.

Provenance: Richard Bennett collection; his sale, 1911, purchased by Edgar Gorer for Lever; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature: E. Gorer, Catalogue of the Collection of Old Chinese Porcelains formed by Richard Bennett, Esq. Thornby Hall, Northampton, London, 1911, p. 5, No. 11. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 80.

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Cylindrical vase. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 23 cm, DB. 10 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6045. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Vase, of rouleau shape with cylindrical body, narrow neck, and spreading mouth, painted in brilliant blue with a mountain landscape with river and boats. On the shoulder, a border of cloud scrolls. On the neck, borders of key fret and silkworm scrolls.

Provenance: Richard Bennett collection; his sale, 1911, purchased by Edgar Gorer for Lever; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature: E. Gorer, Catalogue of the Collection of Old Chinese Porcelains formed by Richard Bennett, Esq. Thornby Hall, Northampton, London, 1911, p. 5, No. 10. R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 70.

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Vase. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 29 cm (with cover), DB. 11.5 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6046. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6048), of similar form, with palace garden scenes - receptions by the Emperor. Borders of small flowers.

Literature: R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 196.

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Cover to LL 6046. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 29 cm (with cover), DB. 11.5 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6047. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Dome-shaped cover of LL 6046.

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Vase. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 29.7 cm (with cover), DB. 11.2 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6048. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6046), of similar form, with palace garden scenes - receptions by the Emperor. Borders of small flowers.

Literature: R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 196.

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Cover to LL 6048. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. D. 7.2 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6049. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Dome-shaped cover of LL 6048.

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Vase. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 28 cm (with cover), DB. 11.5 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6050. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Vase, one of a pair (to LL 6025), of slender oval form, with straight neck and dome-shaped cover. On the sides, a garden scene with rocks and plantain trees. Two ladies seated at a table playing checkers, another approaching with a musical instrument. Rock and flowering plants on the neck. Boys on the cover. Borders of hatched Vandyke pattern and flowers.

Literature: R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 195.

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Cover to LL 6050. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. D. 7.5 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6051. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Dome-shaped cover of LL 6050.

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Jar with lid. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 24.2 cm, DB. 12 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6052. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Jar with lid, which belong to a set of five, with three jars with lids (LL 6052, LL 6053 & LL 6054) and two beakers with covers (LL 6055 & LL 6056).

Provenance: Purchased by Lever from James Orrock between 1903 and 1912, gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, The Making of a Gallery - William Hesketh Lever, Collector & Builder, Guide One, Chinese Ceramics, Item No. 1.

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Jar with lid. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H.. 24.9 cm, DB. 11.5 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6053. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Jar with lid, which belong to a set of five, with three jars with lids (LL 6052, LL 6053 & LL 6054) and two beakers with covers (LL 6055 & LL 6056).

Provenance: Purchased by Lever from James Orrock between 1903 and 1912, gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, The Making of a Gallery - William Hesketh Lever, Collector & Builder, Guide One, Chinese Ceramics, Item No. 1.

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Jar with lid. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H.. 24.7 cm, DB. 11.7 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6054. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Jar with lid, which belong to a set of five, with three jars with lids (LL 6052, LL 6053 & LL 6054) and two beakers with covers (LL 6055 & LL 6056).

Provenance: Purchased by Lever from James Orrock between 1903 and 1912, gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, The Making of a Gallery - William Hesketh Lever, Collector & Builder, Guide One, Chinese Ceramics, Item No. 1.

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Beaker and cover. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 25.5 cm, DB. 11.2 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6055. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Beaker and cover, which belong to a set of five, with three jars with lids (LL 6052, LL 6053 & LL 6054) and two beakers with covers (LL 6055 & LL 6056).

Provenance: Purchased by Lever from James Orrock between 1903 and 1912, gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, The Making of a Gallery - William Hesketh Lever, Collector & Builder, Guide One, Chinese Ceramics, Item No. 1.

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Beaker and cover. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 21.6 cm, DB. 10.8 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6056. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Beaker, which belongs to a set of five, with three Jars with lids (LL 6052, LL 6053 & LL 6054) and two beakers with covers (LL 6055 & LL 6056).

Provenance: Purchased by Lever from James Orrock between 1903 and 1912, gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, The Making of a Gallery - William Hesketh Lever, Collector & Builder, Guide One, Chinese Ceramics, Item No. 1.

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Cover for LL 6056. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. D. 7.5 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD). LL 6057. Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Cover for LL 6056, chipped.

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