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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 339

    A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'BOYS' BOWLS

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

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    A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'BOYS' BOWLS
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    Each bowl is decorated to the exterior with five boys holding leafy stems, separated by lotus blooms, all on a scrolling foliate ground. The interiors are painted with a central roundel enclosing a body seated on a lotus flower.
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam.


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    A similar bowl from the collection of the Norton Museum of Art, Florida, USA, was sold at Christie's New York, 4-5 April 2006, lot 359.