25 juillet 2012

Dish. Porcelain with impressed decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware. Yuan dynasty, about AD 1300–1368

Dish. Porcelain with impressed decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區. Yuan dynasty, about AD 1300–1368. PDF A220. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 97 mm. Diameter: 426 mm. Longquan ware porcelain dish with fluted rim. Impressed peony spray in centre on which superimposed moulded fish. Pale grey body covered with thick grey-green glaze. Unglazed ring on base.  Potters produced ceramics of various... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2012

Dish with prunus and crescent moon. Longquan ware. Yuan dunasty, AD 1300–1368

Dish with prunus and crescent moon. Stoneware, porcelain-type, with incised, slip and applied moulded biscuit-fired decoration and crackled celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區. Yuan dunasty, AD 1300–1368. PDF 272. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 32 mm. Diameter: 172 mm. Longquan stoneware dish with five-lobed rim and curving sides. The dish has grey-green glaze with dark stained crackle. There are incised prunus spray... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2012

Stem cup with inscription. Jizhou ware. Yuan dynasty, AD 1280–1368

Stem cup with inscription. Stoneware, iron-pigmented brown slip, cream slip and transparent glaze. Jizhou ware 吉州窯. Jizhou, Jiangxi province 江西省, 吉州区. Yuan dynasty, AD 1280–1368. PDF 314. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 107 mm. Jizhou stoneware stem cup. The cup is cream coloured. There are characters painted around the exterior in brown. The inscription reads: 天地日月,天下太[大]平, 知乎者者,秀炁安然, 長命富貴,金玉滿堂, 清原書堂,雲衢書堂. Tiandi riyue, tianxia tai [da] ping, zhihu zhezhe,... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2012

Incense burner with Eight Trigrams. Guan ware. Yuan dynasty, about AD 1279–1368

Incense burner with Eight Trigrams. Stoneware, moulded and with celadon glaze. Guan ware 官窯. Hangzhou, Zhejiang province 浙江省,杭州市. Yuan dynasty, about AD 1279–1368. PDF 200. Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 15. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Guan stoneware incense burner of archaic bronze gui form with flattened mouthrim, two round handles with masks and a flaring foot. The incense burner has greenish-grey glaze with regular, brown-stained crackle. There are... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2012

Vase modelled after an ancient bronze. Longquan ware. Yuan dynasty, AD 1280–1368

Vase modelled after an ancient bronze. Stoneware, porcelain-type, carved, sprig-moulded decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省,龍泉地區. Yuan dynasty, AD 1280–1368. PDF 200. Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF A40. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Longquan stoneware vase of an archaic bronze gu or zun form, with a wide mouth and everted rim. The vase has pale grey-green glaze. There are four vertical raised ridges on the... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2012

Drum shaped jar with peonies. Longquan ware. Yuan, about AD 1300–1368

Drum shaped jar with peonies. Stoneware, porcelain-type, with applied decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省,龍泉地區. Yuan, about AD 1300–1368. PDF 225. Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF A40. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 157 mm. Diameter: 209 mm. Longquan porcelain jar of drum-shape. The jar has greyish-green glaze with some crackle. There is a peony scroll in relief around the exterior with... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2012

Vase modelled after an ancient bronze. Longquan ware. Yuan dynasty, AD 1280–1368

Vase modelled after an ancient bronze. Stoneware, porcelain-type, carved, sprig-moulded decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯; Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省,龍泉地區. Yuan dynasty, AD 1280–1368. PDF 234. Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF A40. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 192 mm. Longquan porcelain vase of archaic bronze gu or zun shape, with a globular midsection expanding to flared mouth and foot rims. The vase has pale greyish... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2012

Vase modelled after an ancient bronze. Longquan region. Yuan dynasty, AD 1280–1368

Vase modelled after an ancient bronze. Stoneware, porcelain-type, carved, sprig-moulded decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省,龍泉地區. Yuan dynasty, AD 1280–1368. PDF 221. Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF A40. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 245 mm. Longquan porcelain vase of archaic bronze gu or zun shape, with a globular midsection expanding to flared mouth and foot rims. The vase has pale greyish... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2012

Cup with crackled celadon glaze. Guan ware. Yuan dynasty, AD 1279–1368

Cup with crackled celadon glaze. Stoneware with celadon glaze. Guan ware 官窯. Hangzhou, Zhejiang province 浙江省,杭州市. Yuan dynasty, AD 1279–1368. Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF A52. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Ge stoneware lobed cup with six bracket lobes. The cup has a dark greyish-brown body and greenish-grey glaze with two layers of crackle, the main layer stained black and the other ginger. Where exposed, the body is reddish. The base and the foot are glazed... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2012

Bulb bowl standing on five feet. Guan ware. Late Yuan dynasty, about AD 1300–1368

Bulb bowl standing on five feet. Stoneware with celadon glaze. Guan ware 官窯. Hangzhou, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 杭州市. Late Yuan dynasty, about AD 1300–1368. Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF A40. British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum Ge-type stoneware flower-pot-stand or censer with straight sides, five cloud-shaped feet and five raised bosses on the rim. The flower-pot-stand has a very dark grey body covered in grey glaze with uneven crackle which is reddish-brown on rim and... [Lire la suite]
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