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Ceramic bowl

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Collection and exhibition labels

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Bowl of porcelain. Made in China. Reign of Chengua.

Measurements:
h: 3 5/8 in; diam: 8 3/8 in

Provenance:
Eumorfopoulos collection; Frank Partridge & Sons, dealer; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 19 June 1947, £45; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1947.

Published 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.

Manuscript sources
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 15/85, stock no.25426.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1947(2), p.7: ‘Chinese porcelain famille verte bowl and stand, the white ground decorated inside with flowers. The outside has 8 panels of figures. Kanghsi, 3" high, diam c.7" (8 3/4")’.

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Ceramic bowl (main image)
Ceramic bowl (main image)

What:
38_786, bowls, ceramics, porcelain

Who:
Dealer, Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd
Collector, George Eumorfopoulos

Dates:
Sold by Frank Partridge & Sons 1947.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Ming, 1368-1644
Chengua, 1465-1487

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