HONGZHI 1488 - 1505 or ZHENGDE 1506 - 1521, Ming Dynasty. A Smal

The Three Friends of Winter : These Three Plants, Pine, Bamboo and Prunus, Signify Perseverance, Neither the Pine nor the Bamboo Shed their Leaves in Winter and the Plum Flowers at the very end of the Winter, Heralding the Arrival of Spring.

Provenance : The Loose Family Collection of South East Asian Ceramics. Formed by Reidun and Ivar Loose and partly exhibited at Verstlandske Kunstindustrimuseum, Bergen, Norway and at The Rohsska Museum, Gothenberg Sweden, 1973. Formed in Djakarta between the late 1950's and 1970.

Date de cette photo : 6 février 2008 - 14:17
Envoyé par : Alain Truong
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