A 'qingbai' tea-bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127).

Thin potted and with a incised pattern of three stylized bats to inner, and covered with a translucent bluish glaze. Diameter 12,7 cm.

Crazings, some firing defects, tiny chip to rim.

Droit de suite: No

15 000 - 20 000 SEK

1 641 - 2 188 EUR

Hammer price: 
30 000 SEK

Yamanaka & Co., London.
Dr. Carl Kempe, No 380, acquired from the above 29 April 1930 (original collection-cards with ectachrome enclosed).
From the Collection of a Swedish Connoisseur, Stockholm, a personal gift from Dr. Carl Kempe 15 March 1952.


Gammal Kinesisk Konst/Kiinan Vanhaa Taidetta, Helsingfors/Helsinki 1956, No 157


Bo Gyllensvärd, Gammal Kinesisk Konst/Kiinan Vanhaa Taidetta, Helsingors/Helsinki 1956, No 157.

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The collection is a study collection, accumulated during a lifetime. The collector operated within the field of oriental works of art. Due to his knowledge and sense of quality he was of great help to many of the members on Kinaklubben (The China Club) with members such as the Swedish Crown Prince Gustav Adolf, Emil Hultmark and Carl Kempe. The collection is mainly acquired in Sweden and London.

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