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A blue and white lotus jar with cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722).

50 000 - 75 000 SEK
4 470 - 6 700 EUR
4 740 - 7 110 USD
Hammer price
60 000 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 blue and white lotus jar with cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722).

Robustly-potted body rising from a flat base to a rounded shoulder and short waisted neck, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a continuous design of classic lotus flowers and leaf scrolls. Domed cover with a finial in the shape of a Buddhist lion. Height 60 cm.

Wear. Firing irregularities. Small old chips to interior of cover.


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, Sale 552, lot no 1667.


Compare with a lotus jar sold at Bonhams, Fine Asian Works of Art, 20 Nov 2006, San Francisco. Lot no 6368.


Regina Krahl & John Ayers, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, vol III, Compare a vase of this typ depicted on page 1003, lot 2130.

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