18 juillet 2012

Incense burner. Yuan dynasty (1271-1368).

Incense burner. Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Jun kilns, north China. Stoneware with blue glaze and purple splashes. Height: 9.5 cm, Diameter: 9.2 cm. Bought from S.M. Franck & Co. Museum no. C.118-1910 [2007]. Victoria & Albert Museum, London © V&A Images

18 juillet 2012

Dish with fish design. Yuan dynasty (1271-1368).

Dish with fish design. Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Longquan kilns, south China. Stoneware with pale green (celadon) glaze. Museum no. C.32-1946. F.E. Colthurst bequest [2007]. Victoria & Albert Museum, London © V&A Images
18 juillet 2012

Stemcup with foliage design. Yuan dynasty, 1300-1350

Stemcup with foliage design. Yuan dynasty, 1300-1350. Longquan kilns, south China. Stoneware with olive green (celadon) glaze. Museum no. C.1-1942. Rev G.A.S. Schneider bequest [2007].  Victoria & Albert Museum, London © V&A Images
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18 juillet 2012

Vase with floral design. Yuan dynasty, 1300-1350

Vase with floral design. Yuan dynasty, 1300-1350. Longquan kilns, south China. Stoneware with olive green (celadon) glaze. Museum no. FE.186-1974. Mrs B.Z. Seligman bequest [2007]. Victoria & Albert Museum, London © V&A Images
17 juillet 2012

Small jar with dragon design. Yuan dynasty, 1300-1350.

Small jar with dragon design. Yuan dynasty, 1300-1350. Jingdezhen kilns, south China. Porcelain with bluish (qingbai) glaze, with applied decoration and beading. Width: 6.4 cm. Museum no. FE.96-1975. Sir John Addis gift [2007]. Victoria & Albert Museum, London © V&A Images
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17 juillet 2012

Jar with fish design. Yuan dynasty (1271-1368).

Jar with fish design. Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Cizhou kilns, north China. Stoneware with decoration cut through the glaze. Height: 24.4 cm. Museum no. C.209-1916 . Sir Percival David gift [2007]. Victoria & Albert Museum, London © V&A Images
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17 juillet 2012

Small lidded jar. Yuan dynasty, 1300-1350. Longquan kilns, south China

Small lidded jar. Yuan dynasty, 1300-1350. Longquan kilns, south China. Stoneware with olive green (celadon) glaze and iron-brown spots. Height: 7 cm. Museum no. C.214-1923 [2007]. Victoria & Albert Museum, London © V&A Images
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17 juillet 2012

Vessel in form of a rhinoceros. Yuan dynasty, 1270-1300. Jingdezhen kilns, south China

Vessel in form of a rhinoceros. Yuan dynasty, 1270-1300. Jingdezhen kilns, south China. Porcelain with bluish (qingbai) glaze. Height: 11.5 cm, Length: 19 cm. Museum no. C.418-1923 [2007]. Victoria & Albert Museum, London © V&A Images Bibliographic References: Kerr, Rose. Song dynasty ceramics. London:V&A Publications, 2004, plate 105 The Yuan (1271-1368) is the dynasty when China was ruled by Mongol emperors. Kilns became bigger to take advantage of economy of scale and were... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2012

Figure of seated woman in unglazed porcelain, China, Yuan period, 14th century

Figure of seated woman in unglazed porcelain, China, Yuan period, 14th century. Sir John Addis gift. Museum number: FE.3-1975. Victoria & Albert Museum, London © V&A Images  The Yuan (1271-1368) is the dynasty when China was ruled by Mongol emperors. Kilns became bigger to take advantage of economy of scale and were managed by competent entrepreneurs. Some kilns active in the preceding decades ceased production, but the Longquan, Jun, Cizhou and Jizhou kilns continued their success. Jingdezhen became... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2012

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

Lobed 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 319 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 174 mm. Diameter: 261 mm. Diameter: 128 mm (base). Jun ware lobed flower-pot. The flower-pot has a grey-brown body with pale blue glaze on the interior and... [Lire la suite]