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A 'egg and spinach' brush washer, 19th century or older.

4 000 - 6 000 SEK
366 - 548 EUR
388 - 583 USD
Hammer price
6 500 SEK
Purchasing info
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Cecilia Nordström
Cecilia Nordström
Head Specialist Asian Ceramics and Works of Art, European Ceramics and Glass
+46 (0)739 40 08 02
A 'egg and spinach' brush washer, 19th century or older.

Melonshaped on a stand with a square opening with recessed corners, decorated in 'egg and spinach'. Height 5.5 cm. Length 6 cm.


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, Stockholm (she later moved her gallery to Riddargatan). 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.