Bowl of porcelain. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.
h: 3 1/8 in; diam: 7 1/4 in
R.M. Barling; John Sparks Ltd.; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 23 October 1943, £35; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.
John Sparks Ltd., Stock Book 1943 p.519, May 1943, stock no.5667: bought from R.M. Barling; Day Book 1943 p.290, 15 October 1943: 'Deep red glaze bowl, Hsuan-te'.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1943, p.67: ‘A fine old Chinese porcelain bowl with deep red glaze. Hsuan-te mark in underglaze blue on base 1426-1435AD. Lang Yao. Ming Dynasty, 3x7"’.