Bowl of porcelain. Made in China, late Ming Dynasty or Kangxi.
h: 2 7/8 in; mouth diam: 5 3/8 in; base: 3 1/8 in
Frank Partridge & Sons, dealer; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 15 May 1947, £43; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1947.
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 15/72, stock no.38265.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1947(1), p.71: ‘A Chinese porcelain bowl in bright royal blue with two lion head masks and three shaped feet. Flower shaped wood stand and cover with gilt barrel finial, Kanghsi. 3" high x 5 1/2" across’.