16 juillet 2012

Diamond Necklace, 1870s

Diamond Necklace, 1870s
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16 juillet 2012

Bust of an Emperor. North China, Ming Dynasty, about AD 1368–1500

Bust of an Emperor. Stoneware, with applied decoration, cream slip and iron-brown painting. North China 中國北部. Ming dynasty, about AD 1368–1500. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 319 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 213 mm. Cizhou-type stoneware figure, the bust of an emperor, with a hollow interior. The figure is cream, with the features painted in brown. There is an inscription on the back. This bust is inscribed in iron-brown 大宋光宗皇帝 (Da Song Guangzong... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2012

Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, 1915

Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, 1915
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16 juillet 2012

Incense burner with figures in a landscape scene. Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Ming dynasty, about AD 1400–1500

Incense burner with figures in a landscape scene. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration. Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮. Ming dynasty, about AD 1400–1500. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 676 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 59 mm. Diameter: 87 mm. Cylindrical porcelain incence jar on three cloud-shaped feet. There is a wave pattern in underglaze cobalt blue on the flat rim, a border of honeycomb diaper pattern with four panels,... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2012

Queen Mary's Amethyst Parure

Queen Mary's Amethyst Parure
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16 juillet 2012

Rectangular flower pot. Numbered or Official Jun ware. Ming dynasty, about AD 1368–1435

Rectangular flower pot. Stoneware body covered in blue and purple glazes with olive-green on base. Numbered or Official Jun ware 官鈞窯. Juntai, Yuxian, Henan province 河南省, 禹縣, 鈞台. Ming dynasty, about AD 1368–1435. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 96 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 149 mm. Width: 205 mm. Width: 99 mm (base). Depth: 136 mm (base). Width: 205 mm (mouth). Depth: 165 mm (mouth). Quadrangular Official Jun... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2012

Diamond and Natural Pearl Tiara, 1905

Diamond and Natural Pearl Tiara, 1905
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16 juillet 2012

Rectangular flower pot stand. Numbered or Official Jun ware. Ming dynasty, about AD 1368–1435

Rectangular flower pot stand. Stoneware body covered in blue and purple glazes with olive-green on base. Numbered or Official Jun ware 官鈞窯. Juntai, Yuxian, Henan province 河南省, 禹縣, 鈞台. Ming dynasty, about AD 1368–1435. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 97 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 53 mm. Width: 182 mm. Width: 153 mm (base). Depth: 114 mm (base). Width: 182 mm (mouth). Depth: 147 mm (mouth). Official Jun stoneware... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2012

Diamond and Conch Pearl Necklace, 1910

Diamond and Conch Pearl Necklace, 1910
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16 juillet 2012

Lotus bud bowl with flowers. Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD1403–1424

Lotus bud bowl with flowers. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration. Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮. Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD1403–1424. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF B637 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 102 mm. Diameter: 210 mm. Porcelain bowl. Underglaze blue with separated stylised lotus petals and band of squared spirals at the rim. Wide band of scrolling chrysanthemums and camellias inside , below narrow band of... [Lire la suite]


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