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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 221

    A large Chinese blue and white bowl

    KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A large Chinese blue and white bowl
    Kangxi (1662-1722)
    Potted with slightly flaring rim, moulded and painted with three rows of petal-shaped panels enclosing each a bird or an insect among flowering branches of lotus, peony, prunus, magnolia or chrysanthemum, the interior with a circular panel of hortensia issuing from rockwork, surrounded by four more blossoming branches below a diaper-pattern band reserved with floral cartouches, rim polished
    33.6 cm. diam.


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