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A ge glazed dish, yellow glazed bowl, and a five clawed dragon box with cover, late Qing dynasty.

Estimate
5 000 - 7 000 SEK
442 - 618 EUR
470 - 658 USD
Hammer price
12 000 SEK
Purchasing info
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Cecilia Nordström
Stockholm
Cecilia Nordström
Head Specialist Asian Ceramics and Works of Art, European Ceramics and Glass
+46 (0)739 40 08 02
A ge glazed dish, yellow glazed bowl, and a five clawed dragon box with cover, late Qing dynasty.

The dish with ge glaze. Diameter 28.5 cm. The bowl decorated in relief with flowers and covered with a yellow glaze. Diameter 19 cm. The box with cover with two five clawed dragons facing each other chasing the flaming pearl amidst cloud formations. Diameter 6.5 cm.

The dish with a chip.

Provenance

From the collection of Helge von Knorring (1897-1985), thence by descent within the family. Helge von Knorring was a Finnish diplomat who had a long career within the ministry of Foreign Affairs. He first comes out as a young attaché to Japan in the late 1920’s. then comes to Shanghai as the Charge d ’Affaires 1929-1932. Then he returns as an attaché in Tokyo again. The service continues with a lot of posts around the world, he was the Chargé d’Affaires in Pretoria 1949-1952, Abassador to Beijing 1952-1953, Ambassador to Bern 1953-1956.

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