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Ceramic dish

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Saucer dish of porcelain (one of a pair with 38.492). Made in China, late Ming Dynasty.

Measurements:
h: 1 1/2 in; diam: 6 3/4 in; base: 3 7/8 in

Provenance:
W. Leon Wannieck, dealer; from whom purchased by Bluett & Sons, 23 September 1919, £12 (pair); from whom purchased by William Burrell, 27 April 1920, £23 (pair, 38_492-493); by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 5/240, 30 September 1919, stock no.648: ‘Two Ming plates, horses on green ground. Bought Wannieck, 23 September 1919, £12’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1920, p.20: ‘2 old Chinese saucers, design of horses on green wave ground. Ming period’.

Additional Images:

Dealer label
Dealer label

What:
38_493, ceramics, dishes, porcelain, saucers

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons
Dealer, W. Leon Wannieck

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1920.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Ming, 1368-1644

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