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Small bowl of porcelain (one of a pair with 38.996). Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.

diam: 7 5/8 in; h: 3 1/2 in

R.N. Roskell collection; his sale, Sotheby’s, 5 February 1943, lot 11. purchased by
Frank Partridge & Sons for Sir William Burrell, £30 (pair, 38_995-996); by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Published sources
Sotheby & Co., 5 February 1943, property of R.N. Roskell, lot 11.

Manuscript sources
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 12/26, stock no. 29771: ‘Sotheby’s 5 February 1943, lot 11, pair bowls woodstds.’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1943, p.44: ‘A pair of famille verte bowls, decorated with vertical panels of birds, flowers and hai shan; the interiors with red prunus and green cracked-ice borders. Wood stands. 7 5/8in. Kanghsi. From the collection of R.N. Roskell’.

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Dealer label
Dealer label

38_995, bowls, ceramics, porcelain

Auction house, Sotheby & Co.
Dealer, Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd
Collector, R.N. Roskell

Sold at Sotheby's 1943.

Qing, 1644-1911
Kangxi, 1662-1722

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