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Ceramic bowl

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Large bowl of porcelain. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.

Measurements:
h: 5 1/2 in; diam: 13 1/2 in

Provenance:
Anon.; his sale, Sotheby’s, 18 February 1947, lot 96, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Sir William Burrell, £30; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1947.

Published sources
Sotheby & Co., 18 February 1947, Catalogue of Chinese ceramics and works of art. Property of Russell Beverley, Esq., and others. Lot 96.

Manuscript sources
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 15/35, stock no. 36853.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1947(1), p.22: ‘A deep blue & white bowl, the exterior freely drawn and painted with a seated figure of Shou Lao and a procession of the Eight Immortals, each with appropriate emblem. The interior with a poet in contemplation on the bank of a river. Late Ming. Mark "yu t'ang chia ch'i" Fine vessel for the Jade Hall. 13 3/4" diam.’

What:
38_1126, bowls, ceramics, porcelain

Who:
Auction house, Sotheby & Co.
Dealer, Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd

Dates:
Sold at Sotheby's 1947.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Qing, 1644-1911
Kangxi, 1662-1722

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