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A large blue and white bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Hall mark to base.

Estimate
15 000 - 20 000 SEK
1 370 - 1 830 EUR
1 460 - 1 940 USD
Hammer price
16 000 SEK
Purchasing info
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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
A large blue and white bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Hall mark to base.

The mark reads 'Fu kuei chia ch'i - a fine vessel for the rich and honorable'. The exterior decorated with mythical creatures in a garden setting, above that a band with a continuous scroll of squirrels amidst leaves. The interior with a roundel with a mythical creature, around the rim a band with cranes and stylized cache pattern. Diameter 29.5 cm.

Cracks, wear. Chips.

Provenance

Purchased at Bukowskis Sale, 550, lot no 2055.

From the Collection of Art Director Ivar Björnberg (1934-2021). Growing up at Östermalm, Stockholm Ivar visited gallery viewings, auction viewings and antique shops with his parents and alone. It was during his visits to the antique dealers of Stockholm he became friends with the dealer Victoria Lindström, Grev Turegatan 28 (she later moved her gallery to Riddargatan), Stockholm. He started to work extra at the gallery and had her as a mentor when starting his own collection. The collection is a academic one and it shows Mr Björnbergs taste and great passion for the aesthetics of Chinese Works of Art.