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Diamètre: 20,8 cm. (814 in.)

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From the Estate of the Count Thierry de Ganay.
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The eighteen scholars were specifically chosen by Emperor Taizong (626-649) to promote interests of culture and literature.
See a similarly decorated blue and white bowl with a Kangxi mark in the Rijksmuseum, illustrated by C.J.A. Jörg, Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1997, no.97, p.105, where the author dates this type as circa 1700.


Post Lot Text

A BLUE AND WHITE 'EIGHTEEN SCHOLARS' BOWL
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

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