Finely painted in the centre with two long-tailed birds perched in the branches of a pomegranate tree growing besides peonies and a pierced blue rock, the well pierced and painted to simulate bamboo. Diameter 21,5 cm.
4 000 - 6 000 SEK
438 - 656 EUR
The Collection of a Swedish Connoisseur, Stockholm.
A similar dish from the Groninger Museum, Groningen, is illustrated in Dr. C. J. A. Jörg, interaction in Ceramics, Oriental Porcelain and Delftware, Exhibition, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1984, catalogue No. 31. Also compare Sotheby's, London May 10, 1994, Lot 201, for a larger pair.
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.