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Ceramic dish

Ceramic dish

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Dish of porcelain. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.

diam: 13 3/4 in

John Sparks, dealer; Harry Manfield collection; Mrs. Manfield; her sale, Sotheby’s, 16 February 1945, lot 185, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Sir William Burrell, £105; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1945.

Published sources
Sotheby & Co., 16 February 1945, Catalogue of the collections of the late Harry Manfield Esq. Sold by order of the Executors of the late Mrs. Manfield. Old English porcelain; very fine Chelsea figures; Chinese porcelain; clocks and furniture; rugs and carpets, lot 185.

Manuscript sources
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 13/65, stock no. 32849.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1945, p.23: ‘A famille verte dish finely enamelled with a lady and two children standing beside a table in a garden scene, a maple tree on the left. 13 1/2" diam. Kanghsi’.

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Dealer label
Dealer label

38_910, ceramics, dishes, porcelain

Auction house, Sotheby & Co.
Dealer, Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd
Collector, Harry Manfield
Dealer, John Sparks Ltd

Sold at Sotheby's 1945.

Qing, 1644-1911
Kangxi, 1662-1722

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