Klassiskt & Asiatiskt
Felix Tegengren was born in Vasa, Finland and came to study to become a geologist. 1914-1917 he worked with professor Johan Gunnar Andersson in China, directly submitted the Chinese government. Tegengren returned a second time to China in 1921 and was hired as a geologist by companies in the mining business. He returned to Sweden in 1928 never to visit China again, although he worked all around the world – Canada, Brazil, the Soviet Union, Greenland and Mozambique among other countries. The objects included in this sale were acquired during his time in China. They have since remained in the family.