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A tripod censer, late Qing dynasty/early 20th century.

Estimate
4 000 - 6 000 SEK
353 - 530 EUR
376 - 564 USD
Hammer price
16 000 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
A tripod censer, late Qing dynasty/early 20th century.

After a bronze model, covered with a cerise coloured glaze. Height 10.2 cm. Diameter 11 cm.

Wear.

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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