19 September 2007
AN UNUSUAL GLAZED 'ALMS BOWL' WITH CUT-OUT DESIGN
The deep rounded sides tapering to a ring foot and curving inwards towards the mouth, the sides decorated with a band of cut-out lotus scroll bearing six large flowers and covered inside and out with a clear glaze of blue-green tint that fills in the cut-out design and ends in a neat line above the white base of the interior
8¼ in. (21 cm.) diam., wood stand
Acquired by Mrs. J. B. Trevor from Duveen Brothers, New York, 20 March 1915.
Emily Trevor, New York.
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Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains, New York, 1904, vol. 2, pl. CXXXII, p. 83, no. 1343.
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