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    Sale 5901

    Christie's Interiors

    3 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 274

    TWO CHINESE SWATOW BOWLS

    Price Realised  

    TWO CHINESE SWATOW BOWLS
    16TH/17TH CENTURY
    With typical iron-red, turquoise, black and green enamels with vibrant free hand painting of fish and bird motifs amongst whorling motifs
    15¼in. (38.8cm.) diam. max. (2)


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    Provenance

    John Laycock Collection, Singapore