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A painted pottery head of a female, Han dynasty (206 BC - AD 220).
A painted pottery head of a female, han dynasty (206 bc - ad 220).
A painted pottery head of a female, han dynasty (206 bc - ad 220).
A painted pottery head of a female, han dynasty (206 bc - ad 220).
A painted pottery head of a female, han dynasty (206 bc - ad 220).
A painted pottery head of a female, han dynasty (206 bc - ad 220).
A painted pottery head of a female, han dynasty (206 bc - ad 220).

The finely modeled head with a serene facial expression and distinctly painted features. Height 14,5 cm (23 cm with stand).

Wear. Mounted on a stand.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

12 000 - 15 000 SEK

1 313 - 1 641 EUR

Hammer price: 
10 000 SEK
Provenance

The Collection of a Swedish Connoisseur, Stockholm.

Exhibitions

Gammal Kinesisk Konst/Kiinan Vanhaa Taidetta, Helsingors/Helsinki 1956, No 88.

Literature

Bo Gyllensvärd, Gammal Kinesisk Konst/Kiinan Vanhaa Taidetta, Helsingors/Helsinki 1956, No 88.

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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.

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