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Large bowl of porcelain. Made in China, Ming Dynasty, 16th century.

h: 6 in; base: 10 1/4 in; gt diam: 15 in

Stephen D. Winkworth collection; his sale, Sotheby’s, 24-25 April 1947, lot 247, purchased Frank Partridge & Sons for Sir William Burrell, £32; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1947.

Printed 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, no. 598, lent by Stephen Winkworth.
Sotheby & Co., 24-25 April 1947, Catalogue of Chinese ceramics and works of art, English furniture, Oriental rugs and carpets. From the well-known Collection of the late Stephen D. Winkworth. Sold by order of Mrs. Winkworth, lot 247 (38_534 & 38_636)

Manuscript sources
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 15/60, stock no.38214.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1947(1), p.45: ‘A porcelain jardiniere, decorated with raised birds and lotus, in cloisonne style, glazed "Fa Hua" in turquoise, yellow, aubergine on a purple ground. Ming, 14" diam’.

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Exhibition and stock labels
Exhibition and stock labels

38_534, bowls, ceramics, porcelain

Auction house, Sotheby & Co.
Dealer, Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd
Collector, Stephen D. Winkworth

Sold at Sotheby's 1947.

Ming, 1368-1644

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