Sale 21BG01 | Lot 46

Pair of Bow Porcelain Kakiemon Octagonal Bowls and Stands

Catalogue: The Sarah Belk Gambrell Collection of European Porcelain

Lot Details

Lot 46
Pair of Bow Porcelain Kakiemon Octagonal Bowls and Stands
Circa 1755, unmarked
In the Japanese Arita style, each bowl exterior enameled and gilt with a female figure in a blue kimono flanked by a banded hedge and trailing peony, the interiors of all four pieces, with a running boy in turquoise and yellow, enticing a kylin with a tethered peony, the mythic beast romping beside banded hedges issuing flowering prunus, the everted brown line rim richly decorated with an interrupted band of scrolling foliage.
Height of bowl 3 1/2 inches, diameter 6 7/8 inches; height of stand 6 3/4 inches.

Provenance:
Sotheby's, London, 24 October 1972.
With Robert Williams, London (1972).

See Anton Gabszewicz, Bow Porcelain: The Collection Formed by Geoffrey Freeman, pl. 58, p. 51 for a similar bowl. Also see a bowl and stand, sold by Christie's, London, 13 April 1970, lot 110. For a similar stand in this pattern, see Bonham's, London, 6 June 2007, lot 224; for a bowl, see Bonham's, London, 2 December 2009, lot 49.


C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Surface stacking wear to stands, one stand crazing, minor chips and scratches to edges, one edge possibly overpainted, associated hairline to one rib on stand.


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The Sarah Belk Gambrell Collection of European Porcelain

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