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Two Chinese laughing boys, 17th century.

Estimate
12 000 - 15 000 SEK
1 100 - 1 370 EUR
1 170 - 1 460 USD
Hammer price
9 000 SEK
Purchasing info
For condition report contact specialist
Cecilia Nordström
Stockholm
Cecilia Nordström
Head Specialist Asian Ceramics and Works of Art, European Ceramics and Glass
+46 (0)739 40 08 02
Two Chinese laughing boys, 17th century.

Standing boys, each holding a vase with lotus bud and a lotus leaf. Decorated in the enamels, green, yellow, red and black. Height approximately 27 cm.

One with repair.

Provenance

From the Collection of the film producer Ole Olsen (1863-1943). Thence by descent. Founder of Nordisk film, a company that soon became one of the leading companies in the world producing movies. In 1908 Nordisk film produced over 100 movies and in 1910 they had offices in Vienna, London, Paris, Berlin and New York. In 1924 he sold the company and spent the rest of his life building a great art collection.