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Kangxi blue and white Klapmutsen bowl

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Category
Period
Reference
5462
Height
8 cm (3 1/4")
Diameter
16 cm (6 1/4")
Chinese early 18th century - Made during the reign of The Emperor Kangxi - blue and white bow. Six character mark for an earlier Ming Emperor Cheng Hua to the base inside a double circle. This is an apocryphal mark to honour and not deceive.

The outside is painted with figures in a fenced garden below and to the opposite a side a lady with a jumping boy below a fringed willow tree. The underside of the rim is painted with the eight precious objects, often refereed to as the eight precious treasures.

The top of the rim is painted with Hawthorne flowers o a cracked ice ground. the centre is painted with two jumping boys

The bowl has an excellent colour and is very well potted with thin sides and excellent shape
Height
8 cm (3 1/4")
Diameter
16 cm (6 1/4")
Year
1662 - 1722
Medium
Porcelain
Country
China
Provenance
A private European collection
Condition
overall the condition is very good. To the underside of the rim only there was a small filled chip but it was only to the underside.