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Ceramic dish

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Large dish of porcelain. Made in China, Ming Dynasty, Chengua, 1465-1487.

Measurements:
h: 2 5/8 in; diam: 12 7/8 in; base: 8 in

Provenance:
Possibly Tonying, dealer; from whom purchased by John Sparks Ltd., November 1913; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 20 April 1918, £20; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
John Sparks Ltd., Stock Book Nov 1913, stock no.5363: bought from Tonying; Day Book 1918 p.20, 5 April 1918: ‘1 only Ming green ground dish’, sold with stock no.1129 [38_949-950] for £38.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1918, p.42: ‘1 Ming green ground dish, utensils etc. in aubergine, green & yellow (damaged)’.

What:
38_490, ceramics, dishes, porcelain

Who:
Dealer, Ton-Ying & Co.
Dealer, John Sparks Ltd

Dates:
Sold by John Sparks Ltd 1913.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Ming, 1368-1644
Chengua, 1465-1487

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