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Ceramic bowl

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Large bowl of porcelain. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.

Measurements:
h: 6 3/4 in; diam: 15 in

Provenance:
Mrs M. Constantinidi collection; her sale, Sothebyís, 8 July 1947, lot 59, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Sir William Burrell, £88; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1947.

Printed sources
Sotheby & Co., 8 July 1947, Catalogue of the celebrated collection of yellow ground porcelains. Property of Mrs M. Constantinidi, lot 59.

Manuscript sources
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 15/93, stock no.38630.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1947(2), p.20: ĎA large deep bowl with slightly flared rim, entirely covered both within and without with a brilliant light yellow glaze, the base glazed white. Kanghsi. 15" diamí.

Additional Images:

Dealer labels
Dealer labels

What:
38_685, bowls, ceramics, porcelain

Who:
Auction house, Sotheby & Co.
Dealer, Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd
Collector, Mrs. M. Constantinidi

Dates:
Sold at Sotheby's 1947.

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

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