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Ceramic bowl

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

Measurements:
h: 9 in; diam: 16 1/2 in

Provenance:
Dickinson, dealer; Leonard Gow collection; his sale, Sotheby’s, 13 May 1943, lot 11, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Sir William Burrell, £31; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Published sources
Hobson, R.L., Catalogue of the Leonard Gow Collection of Chinese Porcelain, c.1931
Sotheby & Co., 13 May 1943, The remaining portion of the celebrated collection of Chinese porcelain, bronzes and works of art. The property of the late Leonard Gow. Lot 11: ‘A large blue & white deep bowl painted in the interior with a shan shui medallion within a border of jui shaped lappets ch'ing ti' pai hua the exterior with an unusual decoration of pentroof houses, ladies in garden scenes & shua wa wa subjects interspersed with flowers. 17". Kanghsi’.

Manuscript sources
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 12/57, stock no. 30255.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1943, p.50: ‘A large blue & white deep bowl painted in the interior with a shan shui medallion within a border of jui shaped lappets ch'ing ti' pai hua the exterior with an unusual decoration of pentroof houses, ladies in garden scenes & shua wa wa subjects interspersed with flowers. 17". Kanghsi’.

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Ceramic bowl (main image)
Ceramic bowl (main image)

What:
38_1128, bowls, ceramics, porcelain

Who:
Auction house, Sotheby & Co.
Collector, Dr. Leonard Gow
Dealer, Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd
Dealer, W.T. Dickinson & Son

Dates:
Sold at Sotheby's 1943.

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

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