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Ceramic bowl

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Small bowl of porcelain. Made in China, probably Ming Dynasty or Kangxi Dynasty.

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

Provenance:
Saque, dealer; from whom purchased by Bluett & Sons, 13 June 1923, £6.7.0; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 14 February 1924, £8.10.0; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 8/233, 22 June 1923, stock no.4510: ‘Egg and spinach cup with two handles. Diameter 3”. Bought Saque, 13 June 1923, £6.7.0.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1924, p.7: ‘Kanghsi porcelain cup with 2 handles. Egg & spinach’.

Additional Images:

Dealer label
Dealer label

What:
38_511, bowls, ceramics, porcelain

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons
Dealer, Saque

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1923.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Ming, 1368-1644
Qing, 1644-1911
Kangxi, 1662-1722

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