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A MING STYLE BLUE AND WHITE BOWL

DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD

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A MING STYLE BLUE AND WHITE BOWL
DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
Painted to the exterior with two groups of eight boys divided by a pair of low fences, one group gathered around a table playing a court scene, the other forming a procession
6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) diam.
Literature
A similar example from the Weishaupt Collection is illustrated by Avitabile, From the Dragon's Treasure, no. 98

A Chenghua bowl with a related scene of boys at play which is the inspiration for this design, in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, is illustrated in the Catalogue, Blue and White Ware of the Ming Dynasty, Book III, pls 12 a-d

Exhibited
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, Kwan Collection, 1983, Catalogue, no. 8
National Museum of History, Taipei, Imperial Porcelain of late Ch'ing, From the Kwan Collection, 1985, Catalogue, no. 8
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