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Catalog Number: CA0519-014
A KANGXI IMMORTALS BOWL
China, 1662-1722. The eight-lobed vessel neatly painted in cobalt blue under the glaze to depict one of the Eight Daoist Immortals on each section.

Provenance: From a reputed Dutch private collection of Chinese porcelain, originally located in Friesland. Old collector label to base bearing the acquisition date ‘93’, the inscription ‘Kang Shi, Chenghua’ and an inventory number.
Condition: One small chip to lip with a tiny hairline extending inside the well where it emerges into a small star. Otherwise excellent condition. Minor firing faults and old wear.

Weight: 206.9 grams.
Dimensions: Diameter 15.5 cm.

The well with one additional immortal. The inside rim with a cherry-blossom border. The base bearing a six-character Chenghua mark in a double circle.
Compare with an unmarked and related Kangxi immortals bowl from the Geoffrey Waters collection, in ‘Transitional Wares and their Forerunners’ by The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1981, cat. no. 96, and subsequently sold via Sotheby's New York, in ‘KANGXI: The Jie Rui Tang Collection’, 20 March 2018, lot 327.

康熙花口八仙碗
中國,1662-1722。青花花口八瓣碗,每瓣上都繪有一位八仙人物。
來源:荷蘭中國陶瓷私人收藏,原位於弗里西亞地區。底足上可見老藏家購買年份"93"并有描述"Kang Shi Chenghua",以及一個收藏編號。
品相:唇部有一細小磕碰,碗内部有一髮絲裂縫,延伸形成放射狀裂紋。其餘部位品相極好,一些燒製缺陷及老磨損。
重量:206.9 克
尺寸:直徑15.5 厘米

Post Auction:  sold

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