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A double gourd vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century,

5 000 - 7 000 SEK
452 - 632 EUR
478 - 670 USD
Hammer price
16 000 SEK
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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 double gourd vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century,

Of double gourd shape with an elonged neck, the interior in ge glaze. The exterior in a greenish black glaze. The base in a green ge glaze. Height 13.5 cm.

Firingflaw. Fritts. Crazing to glaze. Fine crack to base.


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.