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BLUE & WHITE DISH
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CATALOGUE NUMBER 0103

BLUE & WHITE DISH​

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722) WITH MARK

DIMENSIONS

Diameter: 6 ⅜ inches

 

PROVENANCE
  • Marchant, Ltd., London

  • Collection of B. Hogstrom, Esq.

 

EXHIBITED

S. Marchant & Son, Transitional Wares for the Japanese and Domestic Markets, London, 1989

 

CATALOGUE NOTES

A blue and white shallow bowl, the interior painted with Shoulao, two companions and his deer attended by a servant on a rocky ledge watching a crane flying with joss-sticks in its beak to a temple in the waves, the underside with a boatman in a continuous mountain river scene. Six character mark of Kangxi within a double ring.

 

SIMILAR EXAMPLES

A piece of similar form, style and mark but with different motif is illustrated by Richard Kilburn in Transitional Wares and Their Forerunners, no. 108. No. 106 in the same book is of very similar style and is illustrated by Margaret Medley in TOCS vol. 51, p. 67.