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Beaker of porcelain. Made in China. Reign of Qianlong.
h: 11 1/4 in
Paper labels formerly attached to the object indicate that it was in the stock of both Fransella & Moss and H.R. Hancock; Leonard Gow collection; his sale, Sothebyís, 13 May 1943, lot 66, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Sir William Burrell, £24; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.
Sotheby & Co., 13 May 1943, The remaining portion of the celebrated collection of Chinese porcelain, bronzes and works of art. The property of the late Leonard Gow. Lot 66.
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 12/57, stock no.30255.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1943, p.53: ĎA turquoise beaker of bronze form (ku) with wide flared neck and spreading foot covered with a fine chi'ts'ui glaze. Height 11 1/2". Kien Lung. Wood standí.
Beaker (main image)
38_755, beakers, ceramics, porcelain
Dealer, Fransella & Moss
Auction house, Sotheby & Co.
Collector, Dr. Leonard Gow
Dealer, Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd
Dealer, H.R, Hancock & Sons
Sold at Sotheby's 1943.