17 mai 2022

Ceramics from the Houlezhai Collection sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29 April 2022

Old-World Charm from the Kempe Ceramics Collection Regina Krahl This enchanting group of ceramics, formerly in the collection of Dr Carl Kempe, displays an unmistakable old-world collecting flair. Dr Carl Kempe (1884-1967) was a Swedish industrialist, a noted tennis player, who won an Olympic medal, and an avid collector of Chinese art. His collection had two main strands: gold and silver wares and ceramics. The ceramic collection was representing the history of Chinese white wares practically in its entirety, but equally... [Lire la suite]