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A blue and white Transition jar, 17th century.

Estimate
20 000 - 25 000 SEK
1 770 - 2 210 EUR
1 880 - 2 350 USD
Hammer price
22 000 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 blue and white Transition jar, 17th century.

Ovoid shape, unglazed rim, decorated in a vibrant underglaze blue with a gentleman riding a mythical creature followed by his entourage under a full moon. Height 18 cm.

Hairline crack.

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, 2000, S132, lot no 178.

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