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Ceramic vessel

Ceramic vessel

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Tall ovoid vase of earthenware. Made in China, Tang Dynasty.

Measurements:
h: 19 1/2 in; h: 49.5

Provenance:
Possibly with S.M. Franck, dealer; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 2 August 1911, £15; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1911, p.2: ‘Sung pottery coffin urn, 2 long elegant handles’.

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What:
38_185, ceramics, earthenwares, vases

Who:
Dealer, S.M. Franck & Co.

Dates:
Sold by S.M. Franck & Co. 1911.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Tang, 618-906

Image appears in the following essays:
From Collector To Connoisseur: Sir William Burrell and Chinese Art, 1911-57, by Nick Pearce

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