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Ceramic dish

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Saucer dish of porcelain. Made in China, Ming Dynasty, Hongzhi, 1488-1505.

Measurements:
h: 1 3/4 in; diam: 7 7/8 in; base: 4 5/8 in

Provenance:
Anon.; Bluett & Sons; from whom purchased by F. Howard Paget, March 1932, £7.10.0; from whom purchased by Bluett & Sons, 1 October 1945, £5; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 9 November 1945, £20; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1945.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 19/13, 16 October 1945, stock no.2880: ‘Plate. Green dragon on white. Hung Chih. Cracked. Bought: F. Howard Paget, 1 October 1945, £5’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1945, p.75: ‘A saucer dish. Imperial dragons in green on a white ground with waves an hua ie secret decoration. Hung Chih reign, 1488-1505, Ming Dynasty. Diameter 8"’.

What:
38_473, ceramics, dishes, porcelain, saucers

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons
Collector, F. Howard Paget

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1945.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Ming, 1368-1644
Hongzhi, 1488-1505

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