London, South Kensington
30 April 2015
A PAIR OF CHINESE UNDERGLAZE BLUE YELLOW-GROUND SMALL SHALLOW BOWLS
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Each painted to the centre of the interior with a long-tailed bird perched on fruiting pomegranate branches, the exterior with four floral sprays, all reserved on a mustard-yellow ground, the underside left white and with an underglaze blue shou character within a double circle
3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) diam.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 13 September 1984, lot 800.
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