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Ceramic bowl

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Small bowl of porcelain. Made in China, late Ming Dynasty.

Measurements:
h: 2 1/4 in; mouth diam: 4 5/8 in; base: 1 3/4 in

Provenance:
John Sparks Ltd., dealer; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 23 October 1945, £25; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
John Sparks Ltd., Day Book 1945 p.170, 16 October 1945, stock no.L36/104: 'Ying Ching bowl with horses. Ming'.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1945, p.60: ‘One old Chinese blueish white porcelain bowl with everted rim & decoration of galloping horses under the glaze. …..type. Ming Dynasty 1368-1644AD. Height 2 1/4" diam 4 3/4"’.

What:
38_588, bowls, ceramics, porcelain

Who:
Dealer, John Sparks Ltd

Dates:
Sold by John Sparks Ltd 1945.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Ming, 1368-1644

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