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Flask, of oval section in bronze. Made in China, Ming or Yuan Dynasty.

Measurements:
h: 10 7/8 in, mouth diam: 4 1/8 in; h: 25 cm; mouth diam: 10.5 cm

Provenance:
Possibly Bluett & Sons, dealers; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 7 January 1913, £15; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 3/288, 25 November 1912, stock no.0556: ‘An old Chinese bronze flat shaped vase’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1913, p.12: ‘An old Chinese bronze tall flat shaped vase’.

What:
8_175, bronzes, flasks, vases

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1913.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Yuan, 1279-1368
Ming, 1368-1644

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