001: A LARGE MING DYNASTY BLUE AND WHITE BOWL XUANDE MARK AND PERIOD

 

 

001: A LARGE MING DYNASTY BLUE AND WHITE BOWL XUANDE MARK AND PERIOD

A LARGE MING DYNASTY BLUE AND WHITE BOWL XUANDE MARK AND PERIOD. Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 4 in. It is in excellent condition with no repairs, chips, or cracks. Provenance: Exhibited at The Art Gallery Exhibition, Asian Art from the collection of Robert Edwards, 1965, Catalogue no. 44. Robert Edwards (1883-1979) and his wife Gloria (1886-1960). Thence by descent. Robert arrived in Shanghai in 1910, to work for Jardine, Matheson & Co. He married Gloria Byrne in 1917 and it was Gloria who took a special interest in acquiring Chinese antiques. The couple stayed in China until 1938/39. High resolution pictures can be found at https://file.ac/rzDyR_8r7T8/

 

 

 

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