15 juillet 2012

Lobed flower pot stand. Jun ware. Ming dynasty, about AD 1368–1435

Lobed 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 71 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 65 mm. Diameter: 165 mm. Diameter: 116 mm(base). Official Jun stoneware flower-pot-stand with six-lobed, rounded sides, and flattened, six-lobed rim with raised... [Lire la suite]
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15 juillet 2012

Dish with four fishes. Longquan ware. Ming dynasty, AD 1403–35

Dish with four fishes. Stoneware, porcelain-type, with incised and applied biscuit-fired decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區. Ming dynasty, AD 1403–35. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 240 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 89 mm. Diameter: 318 mm. Longquan porcelain dish with flattened mouth rim, and thick inclined foot rim. The dish has a grey-green glaze. There is a lotus spray in the... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2012

Octagonal dish. Longquan ware. Ming dynasty, about AD 1403–87

Octagonal dish. Stoneware, porcelain-type, with impressed and incised decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區. Ming dynasty, about AD 1403–87. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 274 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 46 mm. Width: 22 mm. Longquan stoneware octagonal dish with flared rim. The dish has greyish green glaze. There are leaves and petals carved on exterior, a lattice pattern in centre... [Lire la suite]
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15 juillet 2012

Lobed bowl. Longquan ware. Ming dynasty, about AD 1403–87

Lobed bowl. Stoneware, porcelain-type, with impressed and incised decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區. Ming dynasty, about AD 1403–87. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 274 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 98 mm. Diameter: 173 mm. Longquan stoneware multi-lobed bowl with rounded sides. The bowl has transparent green glaze. There is a floral motif in the centre, a floral scroll around the... [Lire la suite]
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15 juillet 2012

Bowl with stylised lotus flowers. Longquan ware. Ming dynasty, about AD 1403–1435

Bowl with stylised lotus flowers. Stoneware, porcelain-type, with carved decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區. Ming dynasty, about AD 1403–1435. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 224 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 85 mm. Diameter: 190 mm. Longquan stoneware bowl with everted rim. The bowl has grey-green glaze. There is a 'split lotus' scroll carved on the interior and exterior, and a band of... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2012

Longquan porcelain ovoid jar with wide everted mouth. Ming dynasty, about AD 1403–1435

Ovoid jar with wide everted mouth. Stoneware, porcelain-type, with celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區. Ming dynasty, about AD 1403–1435. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF  201 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 113 millimetres. The jar has pale grey-green glaze.  Acquisition notes: From the Fujita Collection, lot 303.  Bibliographic reference: Medley, Margaret, Illustrated Catalogue of... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2012

Dish, porcelain of Ding type, China, Northern Song dynasty, 960-1050

Dish, porcelain of Ding type, China, Northern Song dynasty, 960-1050. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images Diameter: 14 cm. Eumorfopoulos Collection. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee. Museum number: CIRC.111-1936 White porcelain dish with foliate rim, Ding type with an ivory-toned glaze. It has a buff-white body, a shallow-foot and an unglazed base. On the base and beneath the glaze are... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2012

Cupstand, buff stoneware with bluish glaze, Ru ware, China, Northern Song period, about 1086-1106

Cupstand, buff stoneware with bluish glaze, Ru ware, China, Northern Song period, about 1086-1106. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images Height: 5.8 cm, Diameter: 16.5 cm. Mark inside the foot reading 'Shou Cheng Dian' Hall for the Attainment of Longevity. Given by Sir Harry Garner and Lady Garner. Museum number: FE.1-1970 A shallow cup-shaped stand, with curving sides vertical at the lip, having no base and set on a wide-spreading, tapered, saucer-like ring-flange with concave upper surface,... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2012

Funerary jar, stoneware with celadon glaze, Yue ware, China, Northern Song dynasty, 960-1100

Funerary jar, stoneware with celadon glaze, Yue ware, China, Northern Song dynasty, 960-1100. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images Height: 38.1 cm. Museum number: C.1385&A-1924 This jar is in the form of four convex tiers of incised lotus petals with a cover in the form of a lotus. Further ornamented with three bands of pierced bosses, and the flange of the cover is perforated. This offering jar has a simple carved pattern of lotus petals and buds. This decoration may be significant, for it... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2012

Porcelain water dropper with pale blue glaze, qingbai ware, China, Song dynasty (960-1127)

Porcelain water dropper with pale blue glaze, qingbai ware, China, Song dynasty (960-1127). Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images Height: 6.5 cm. Given by Peter Harris on behalf of his brother Mike Harris (deceased). Museum number: FE.15-2001. This water dropper was made during the Song dynasty (960-1279), the classical period in the history of Chinese ceramics. Kilns appeared in all parts of China, each kiln with its own specialized products. Centuries later they were much sought after by... [Lire la suite]
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