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Ceramic bowl

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Bowl of porcelain. Made in China, Ming Dynasty.

Measurements:
h: 2 7/8 in; diam: 6 5/8 to 6 3/4 in

Provenance:
H.F. Parfitt collection; his sale, Sotheby’s, 8 February 1946, lot 73, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Sir William Burrell, £56 (2 items, 38_651-651); by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1946.

Printed sources
Sotheby & Co., 8 February 1946, Catalogue of early Chinese ceramics, the property of H.F. Parfitt, Esq., lot 73.

Manuscript sources
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 14/54, stock no.34605.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1946, p.14: ‘And a deep yellow bowl carved with dragons. 6 3/4". Six character mark of Wan Li 1573-1620’.

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What:
38_652, bowls, ceramics, porcelain

Who:
Auction house, Sotheby & Co.
Dealer, Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd
Collector, H.F. Parfitt

Dates:
Sold at Sotheby's 1946.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Ming, 1368-1644

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