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Ceramic dish

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Saucer dish of porcelain. Made in China, Song Dynasty.

Measurements:
h: 1 3/8 in; diam; 7 in; base: 2 3/8 in

Provenance:
R.C. Bruce collection; from whom purchased by Bluett & Sons, 14 October 1946, £17.10.0; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 23 October 1946, £27.10.0; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1946.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 19/170, 17 October 1946, stock no.3783: ‘Chun yao saucer, lavender blue glaze. Diameter 7”. Bought: R.C. Bruce, 14 October 1946, £17.10.0’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1946, p.62: ‘An old Chinese saucer plate. Porcellaneous ware with lavender-blue glaze. Chun Yao of the Sung period. Diameter 7"’.

What:
38_334, ceramics, dishes, porcelain, saucer

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons
Collector, Robert Charles Bruce

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1946.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Song
Northern Song, 960-1126
Southern Song, 1127-1279

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