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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 21

    TWO SWATOW BOWLS, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO SWATOW BOWLS, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
    both with typical free handed painting, comprising a wide flaring bowl painted in blue, iron-red and black enamels with a central temple scene, the rim with alternating seals and roundels, the other with dragon and phoenix motifs amongst flowering blossoms -- 15 5/8in. (39.7cm.) wide max. (2)


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    Provenance

    John Laycock Collection, Singapore