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Square zun or vase in bronze. Made in China, Ming Dynasty.

Measurements:
h: 6 3/8 in; mouth: 4 1/4 sqare in

Provenance:
Possibly with Bluett & Sons, dealer; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 3 June 1912, £2.00; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 3/195 stock no.4833: ‘Bronze beaker’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1912, p.8: ‘An old Chinese bronze beaker (square shaped) & stand. Abt 7" high. Ridged’.

What:
8_143, bronzes, vases, zun

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1912.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Ming, 1368-1644

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