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Pair of Bowls with Eight Immortals

Pair of Bowls with Eight Immortals

1662–1722
Diameter: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.); Diameter of mouth: 22.4 cm (8 13/16 in.)
Location: not on view
  • at least by 1915
    Sidney Ernest Kennedy [1855–1933], London, England
    ?–1956
    Allen J. Mercher [d. by 1956], Great Neck, Long Island, NY
    1956
    (Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, November 1, 1956 sale, no. 126)
    1956–1967
    Winston Frederick Churchill Guest [1906–1982], New York
    1967
    (Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, NY, December 2, 1967 sale, no. 89)
    1967–1968
    (J. J. Klejman, New York, NY, sold to Severance and Greta Millikin)
    1968–1985
    Severance A. [1895–1985] and Greta [Marguerite Steckerl] Millikin [1903–1989], Cleveland, OH
    1985–1989
    Greta Millikin [1903–1989], Cleveland, OH, bequest to the Cleveland Museum of Art
    1989-
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • Hobson, R. L. Chinese Pottery and Porcelain: An Account of the Potter's Art in China from Primitive Times to the Present Day. New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1915. Mentioned and Reproduced: vol. 2 Ming and Ch`ing porcelain, pl. 113, fig. 2
    Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., New York, NY. Important K'ang Hsi Porcelains; Imperial Yung Chêng Wares. November 1,1956 sale. Reproduced: lot no. 126 catalog.hathitrust.org
    Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., New York, NY. Highly Important Eighteenth Century Chinese Porcelain & French Furniture. December 2, 1967. lot no. 89
    Catalogue of the Severance and Greta Millikin Collection. Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1990. Mentioned: p. 73, no. 68
  • The Severance and Greta Millikin Collection. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (July 5-September 2, 1990).
  • {{cite web|title=Pair of Bowls with Eight Immortals|url=false|author=|year=1662–1722|access-date=15 June 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

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