19 March 2008
A FINE PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED BRUSH WASHER, TANGLUO XI
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
The compressed globular body covered on the exterior with a glaze of crushed strawberry tone with tiny areas of mushroom color, with white rim and interior
4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam., wood stand
Edward T. Chow.
M.C. Wang Collection, China, formed through the 1940s, and thence by descent to the present owners.
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H.D. Ling and E.T. Chow, Collection of Chinese Ceramics from the Hall of Leisurely Pastime, vol. II, Hong Kong, privately printed, 1950, one of no. 120 in the catalogue.
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