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A Blue and White Octagonal Box with Cover. Ming Dynasty, Jiajing Period (1522-1566 AD). Photo Stockholm Auktionsverk

the exterior decorated with flowers and cranes, the finial in shape of Shoulao, height 19 cm; cover with crack. Estimate SEK 30 000-40 000 ( 3 600-4 850)

PROVENANCE: Purchased by the Ambassador Tage Grönwall in Tokyo during the 1950's

Stockholm Auktionsverk. Fine Art & Antiques.  4-6 December 2012. http://auktionsverket.com