15 September 2016
AN INCISED AUBERGINE-GLAZED BOWL
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
The bowl is incised on the exterior with dense peony scroll above a petal lappet border, and on the interior with a peony blossom roundel, all under a dark aubergine glaze.
5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam.
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879.
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