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A large blue and white charger, Ming dynasty, 16th century.

Estimate
70 000 - 100 000 SEK
6 260 - 8 940 EUR
6 640 - 9 480 USD
Hammer price
65 000 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 large blue and white charger, Ming dynasty, 16th century.

Grapes surrounded by its leaves and tendrils in the center. The flowers alternating with ribboned emblems. The reverse decorated with peaches and cherry blossom. Diameter 43.5 cm.

Fritts. Firing spots.

Provenance

Property of a private Finnish Collection.

The collection was formed between 1980-2020, the collector has had an interest in China and Chinese Works of Art since childhood, growing up in Beijing. He returned to China in grownup years for work, he came to live in China altogether more than 40 years. His love of China, and Chinese works of art is mirrored in the collection and being an academic collector, he never got tired of learning more about the subject by studying literature, attending lectures, visiting museums, auction houses and befriending curators from Peking, Hong Kong, London, Paris, and Stockholm. The collection consists of both Chinese ceramics and textiles, This being part 1.

Purchased at Bukowskis 2006, sale 542, lot no 1827.

Literature

Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, Ming dynasty. Compare dish of this designs on page 620.

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