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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 760

    A FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT-ENAMELLED INCISED BOWL

    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)

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    A FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT-ENAMELLED INCISED BOWL
    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The exterior of the bowl is finely incised with two striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls and is enamelled in yellow, aubergine, black, lime and green, and glazed on biscuit with two butterflies between blossoming branches. The interior and base are glazed white.
    5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam.


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    A pair of similar bowls in the British Museum is illustrated in S. Vainker, Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, pl.154; another pair in the Victoria & Albert Museum, illustrated in Gulland, Chinese Porcelain, Vol.I, nos. 360 and 361; in Sekai Toji Zenshu, vol.12, pl.44; in The Catalogue of The Eumorfopoulos Collection, Vol.5, pl.XXXVIII, no.E200; and in Jenyns, Later Chinese Porcelain, pl. XXXV, fig.1.

    Provenance

    Property of a Gentleman, acquired prior to 2002.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN