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    Sale 5349

    Christie's Interiors

    18 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 734

    A Chinese export Dutch decorated bowl

    DATED 1747

    Price Realised  


    A Chinese export Dutch decorated bowl
    Dated 1747
    Carved to the exterior with scrolling foliate designs and painted with cartouches bearing the side profiles of William IV, Prince of Orange, and inscribed 'W:C:H:F, Verrkooroto, Stadhouderr, 1747', with further floral motifs and between underglaze blue hatchwork borders
    5 7/8in. (15cm.) diam.

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