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Ceramic bowl

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Large bowl of porcelain. Made in China, Ming Dynasty, 16th century.

Measurements:
h: 6 in; base: 10 1/4 in; gt diam: 15 in

Provenance:
Stephen D. Winkworth collection; his sale, Sothebyís, 24-25 April 1947, lot 247, purchased Frank Partridge & Sons for Sir William Burrell, £32; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1947.

Printed sources
City of Manchester Art Gallery, Catalogue of an exhibition of Chinese applied Art: bronzes, pottery, porcelains, jades, embroideries, carpets, enamels, lacquers, etc., Summer 1913, no. 598, lent by Stephen Winkworth.
Sotheby & Co., 24-25 April 1947, Catalogue of Chinese ceramics and works of art, English furniture, Oriental rugs and carpets. From the well-known Collection of the late Stephen D. Winkworth. Sold by order of Mrs. Winkworth, lot 247 (38_534 & 38_636)

Manuscript sources
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 15/60, stock no.38214.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1947(1), p.45: ĎA porcelain jardiniere, decorated with raised birds and lotus, in cloisonne style, glazed "Fa Hua" in turquoise, yellow, aubergine on a purple ground. Ming, 14" diamí.

Additional Images:

Exhibition and stock labels
Exhibition and stock labels

What:
38_534, bowls, ceramics, porcelain

Who:
Auction house, Sotheby & Co.
Dealer, Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd
Collector, Stephen D. Winkworth

Dates:
Sold at Sotheby's 1947.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Ming, 1368-1644

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