16 - 17 September 2010
A GREEN AND AUBERGINE-ENAMELED IRON-RED-DECORATED CAFE-AU-LAIT-GLAZED BOWL
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Of conical form, painted in the interior with a single large dragon chasing a flaming pearl amidst clouds, the exterior painted with auspicious objects amidst foliate sprays, all reserved on the pale café-au-lait ground, the base with underglaze blue single-character mark in a double square
8½ in. (21.1 cm.) diam.
James Speyer Collection, New York.
The Late Bertram S. Boggis; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 16-17 October 1958, lot 93.
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Selections from the William and Winifred Corbin Collection of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, Portland Art Museum, 1 - 29 March 1964, no. 61.
On loan to the Portland Art Museum, 1 June 2006 - 22 June 2010; exhibited 2007-2010.
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