Small bowl of porcelain. Made in China, late Ming Dynasty.
h: 2 in; mouth diam: 3 in; base: 2 3/8 in
Frank Partridge & Sons, dealer; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 24 June 1945, £12 (pair, 38_640-641); by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1945.
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 13/109, stock no.32797.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1945, p.43: ‘Two small violet blue bowls with mask head handles, 2" high, late Ming’.