The stone of brownish tone with mottled tortoiseshell-coloured areas, the well-hollowed bottle of compressed semispherical form, cleverly carved on one side utilizing the dark areas of the stone with a cricket and vase, and the other side of pale grayish tone with a frog climbing up a lotus-leaf. Height 5,8 cm.
10 000 - 15 000 SEK
1 094 - 1 641 EUR
From the Collection of a Swedish Connoisseur, Stockholm.
The collection is a study collection, accumulated during a lifetime. The collector operated within the field of oriental works of art. Due to his knowledge and sense of quality he was of great help to many of the members on Kinaklubben (The China Club) with members such as the Swedish Crown Prince Gustav Adolf, Emil Hultmark and Carl Kempe. The collection is mainly acquired in Sweden and London.