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Ceramic bottle

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Bottle of porcelain. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.

Measurements:
h: 11 1/8 in

Provenance:
Bathurst; from whom purchased by Bluett & Sons, 19 March 1948, £45; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 10 June 1948, £65; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 19/439, 12 June 1948, stock no.4930: ‘Famille verte bottle of high quality decorated with two kylins and three bands of decoration. Height 11”. 2 small chips. Bought: Bathurst, 19 March 1948, £45’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1948(2), p.3: ‘A Chinese bottle shaped vase, enamelled with kylins in colours of the "famille verte". Kanghsi. Height 11"’.

Additional Images:

Dealer label
Dealer label

What:
38_767, bottles, ceramics, porcelain, vases

Who:
Bathurst
Dealer, Bluett & Sons

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1948.

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

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