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Ceramic vessel

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Baluster vase of stoneware. Made in China, Song Dynasty.

Measurements:
h: 7 1/2 in; base: 4 in; gt diam: 6 3/4 in

Provenance:
S.M. Franck & Co., dealer; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 2 August 1911, £10; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1911, p.2: ‘Sung black decorated vase’.

What:
38_400, baluster vases, ceramics, stoneware

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

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

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Song
Northern Song, 960-1126
Southern Song, 1127-1279

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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