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A Collection of books about Asian Ceramics and Works of Art. (30)

Comprising. Daisy Lion-Goldschmidt, Les Poteries et Porcelaines Chinoises; Shizuya Fujikake, Japanese Wood-Block Prints; Chiang Yee, The Chinese Eye; H._R. Williamson, Teach yourself chinese; Bo Gyllenswärd, Chinese Art from the Collection of H.M. King Gustaf VO Adolf of Sweden; Arthur Lane, Early Islamic Pottery; Warren E Cox, The book of pottery and porcelain; Basil Gray, Early Chinese Pottery and Porcelain; Book about Bonsai. Friedrich Schnack, Schöne Steine und Kristalle; Kinesiska och Japanska Målningar och Skulpturer i Nationalmuseums samlingar. Burton and Hobson, Marks on Pottery and Porcelain; Bonsai, Miniture potted trees; Arthur Lane, Later islamic pottery, Persia, Syria, Egypt and Turkey; Berhard Karlgren, Easy Lessons in Chinese Writing; Japansk konst och konsthantverk katalog; Tadanari Mitsuoka, Ceramic Art of Japan; Bo Gyllensvärd, Kinesisk Keramik; Emile Bayard, Le style Japonais; Aage Marcus, Den blå draken; Die Kunst Ostasien von Otto Kummel; Arts et Metiers de l'ancien Japon par Steweart Dick; Tu Fu, Selected Poems; Kina och Norden i form och glasyr ur Hellnerska samlingen; Soames Jenyn, Later Chinese Porcelain; Arte CHinese, Venezia 1954;Soames Jenyns, later chinese art; Soame Jenyns, Japanese Porcelain; Japanese Colour Prints in V & A; Senyai, Moderna museet; The story of Jade, Herbert Whitlock.

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Droit de suite: No
Location: Västberga Allé 3, 126 30 Hägersten - V7
Provenance

From the Collection of Erik Holmberg, thence by descent. Bankdirektör Erik Holmberg was born in 1888 (died 1972), married to Esther Holmberg (?-1955). Erik Holmberg made a career at Svenska Handelsbanken and worked there as a Bank Manager up until his pension. He grew up in Trysil, Norway which came to make an impact upon him and he continued to enjoy nature, skiing and hiking throughout his life. He and his beloved wife Ester lived in a villa at Lidingö, Stockholm where he also kept his wooden sailboat Albertina.

Erik early on became fascinated with Asian Art, and was a true academic collector who had a curiosity and strive to learn more about the subject all the time, this is clearly visible in his catalogue cards about his pieces, all his letters to museum directors, dealers and other collectors and members of the China club at the time.

Set a part from his attraction to the Asian art he also collected Swedish contemporary ceramics from Stig Lindberg, Wilhelm Kåge and Bertil Friberg.

He was an active member of the Östasiatiska Museets vänner and he donated several of his contemporary Chinese paintings to the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm.

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