A collector's travels in Asia in 1934

The black and white films below were made by Mr Ingebreth Mossige-Noheim in 1934 upon his travels though Asia with his wife Gertrud Maria Charlotta Mossige-Norheim. Mr Ingebreth worked as a director and head of chemical acquisitions at Svenska Tändsticksaktiebolaget (Swedish Match). Lot 646 a ritual bronze food vessel with cover from the Eastern Zhou Dynasty and other lots from his collection (688+768) were purchased during this trip and sent back to Sweden with M/S Formosa. In the films, you also see the head of Swedish Match in Shanghai Mr Eurén, also a collector that this sale holds items from such as lot no 651, 684, 685, 686, 754. The black and white films gives us a wonderful glimpse of what the cities looks like at the time and a brief meeting with the collectors who once brought the pieces to Europe.


BUKOWSKIS IMPORTANT SPRING SALE
Viewing: May 29th – June 3rd at Berzelii Park 1, Stockholm
Open: Mon–Fri 11–18, Sat–Sun 11–17
Auction: June 4th–5th at Arsenalsgatan 2, Stockholm
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  • Cecilia Nordström
    Stockholm
    Cecilia Nordström
    Specialist Asian Ceramics & Works of Art, European Ceramics and Glass
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